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Emergency Department Activity (main sites)

The number of attendances and waiting times for Scotland’s 24 hour, consultant-led Emergency Departments.

Please note, Emergency Departments are generally located at larger hospitals and deal with most of the Accident and Emergency attendances in Scotland (around 80% of all A&E attendances are seen in Emergency Departments).

Updated weekly.

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Hospital Board Scotland
Week Ending : 08 October 2017
Number of attendances More data 618 1,055 26,212
Percentage seen within 4 hours More data 96.6% 96.7% 93.7%
Number waiting over 4 hours More data 21 35 1,664
Number waiting over 8 hours More data 0 1 114
Number waiting over 12 hours More data 0 0 8

Accident and Emergency activity (all sites)

The number of attendances and waiting times (new and unplanned return attendances) at all A&E services across Scotland, includes figures for attendances at Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) and other facilities. Updated monthly.

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Hospital Board Scotland
Monthly Data - August 2017
Number of attendances More data 3,219 9,887 141,354
Percentage seen within 4 hours More data 92.3% 96.7% 95.0%
Number waiting over 4 hours More data 247 328 7,006
Number waiting over 8 hours More data 13 14 356
Number waiting over 12 hours More data 1 1 43
Percentage of attendances resulting in hospital admission More data 21.2% 11.9% 22.3%

Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios

Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios for hospitals participating in the Scottish Patient Safety Programme. Figures relate to patients who died within 30-days of admission to hospital. Updated quarterly.

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Hospital Board Scotland
January - March 2017
Standardised Mortality Ratio (SMR) More data 0.82 0.96 0.93
Percentage change in SMR (compared with January – March 2014) More data 2.0% -1.0% -8.0%

Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) rates

Rates of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bacterium infection. This information is shown as a rate per 100,000 bed days. Updated quarterly.

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Board Scotland
April - June 2017
Clostridium difficile infection rate (Over 15 year olds) More data 4.01 14.74
S. aureus bacteraemia infection rate (All MSSA/MRSA) More data 8.02 15.96

Wards closed with confirmed or presumed Norovirus infections

Information on the numbers of wards closed with confirmed or presumed Norovirus infection.

For data from 9th October 2017 onwards, there is a methodology change for this indicator. Please see the 'More on this topic' section for further information.

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Board Scotland
Week Ending : 02 October 2017
Number of wards closed More data 0 0

Delayed Discharges

Information on the numbers of hospital patients who are clinically ready to move onto a more appropriate care setting. Updated monthly.

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Board Scotland
Monthly Data - August 2017
Total number of delayed discharges at the census More data 119 1,370
Number of delayed discharges over 3 days (health and social care & patient and family related reasons) More data 47 817
Bed days occupied by delayed discharge patients More data 3,716 41,632

Cancelled Operations

Percentage of planned operations which have been cancelled on the day of surgery or the previous day, and the percentage cancelled for non-clinical reasons. Updated monthly.

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Hospital Board Scotland
Monthly Data - August 2017
Percentage of planned operations cancelled More data 9.0% 9.3% 8.5%
Percentage of planned operations cancelled for non-clinical reasons More data 2.2% 2.2% 1.7%

Outpatient Waiting Times

The average waiting time to be seen for a new outpatient attendance and the number of days within which 90% of patients are seen. Updated quarterly.

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Board Scotland
April - June 2017
Average number of days waited More data 43 41
Number of days within which 90% of patients are seen More data 209 123

Inpatient and Day Case Waiting Times

The average waiting time to be admitted as a planned inpatient or day case and the number of days within which 90% of patients are admitted. Updated quarterly.

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Board Scotland
April - June 2017
Average number of days waited More data 55 47
Number of days within which 90% of patients are admitted More data 144 119

Referral to Treatment Waiting Times

The percentage of patient journeys completed within 18 weeks - from GP referral to outpatient appointment and / or treatment. Updated quarterly.

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Board Scotland
Monthly Data - June 2017
Percentage seen within 18 weeks More data 89.5% 84.8%

Cancer Waiting Times

Figures showing the average waiting times for cancer treatment and the number of days within which 90% of patients with newly diagnosed primary cancers are treated. Updated quarterly.

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Board Scotland
April - June 2017
Average number of days waited from receipt of an urgent referral with suspicion of cancer to first cancer treatment (62 day standard) More data 35 41
Number of days within which 90% of patients are treated (from receipt of an urgent referral) More data 75 70
Average number of days waited from date of decision to treat to first cancer treatment (31 day standard) More data 4 5
Number of days within which 90% of patients are treated (from date of decision to treat) More data 26 27

Diagnostics Waiting Times

The percentage of patients waiting less than six weeks for one or more of the eight key diagnostic tests . Updated quarterly.

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Board Scotland
Monthly Data - June 2017
Percentage waiting within 6 weeks More data 80.2% 82.9%

Staff Numbers

Information on the total number of staff employed by NHSScotland, including the number of consultants, nursing and midwifery staff. Updated quarterly.

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Board Scotland
As at 30 June 2017
Number of NHS Scotland staff (whole time equivalent) More data 8,192 138,931
Number of consultants (wte) More data 230 5,140
Number of nursing and midwifery staff (wte) More data 3,076 59,378

Hospital Beds

The average number of available staffed beds in all acute hospital specialties. Updated quarterly.

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Hospital Board Scotland
Monthly Data - March 2017
Average number of available staffed beds More data 415 819 15,579

Inpatient Experience Survey

Information on the experience of hospital care as an inpatient, obtained from the Inpatient Experience Survey. Updated every 2 years.

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Hospital Board Scotland
Overall rating of care and treatment during hospital stay (% positive results) More data 92.4% 93.3% 89.6%
Overall rating of the hospital ward and environment (% positive results) More data 91.9% 93.5% 89.2%