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Acute and Non-Acute Delayed Transfers of Care

Information on availability of crtical care beds, cancelled operations and delayed transfer of care data has been published for December 2011.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The main findings were:

  • there were 3,696 adult critical care beds available and 2,961 occupied giving an occupancy rate of 80.1%
  • the number of urgent operations cancelled was 389 compared to 419 in the previous month
  • there were 112,999 patients delayed days during the month, of which 62,689 were acute

Statistical tables and additional information is available at: Acute and Non-Acute Delayed Transfers of Care

Published 30 January 2012