Average number of patients per day who have a delayed transfer from hospital where the dealy is attributed to the NHS
new Delayed Transfer of Care measure was established in April 2017. National targets have been set to reduce the number of patients who are delayed in their transfer from hospital. The aim is to reduce bed blocking to less than 3.5% of all available NHS beds. Achievement of this measure requires collaborative initiatives across both the NHS and Adult Social Care.
Performance by the NHS has seen a steady improvement in the reduction of delays for Shropshire residents.
In the latest 12-month period to June 2019 there has been a total of xxx delayed days for Shropshire residents. When compared to the 12 months to June 2018 this is a reduction of xxx days or xx fewer patients per day facing a delay in their transfer of care.