Official Statistics

Delayed transfers of care: monthly situation reports, July 2015

Reports on acute and non-acute Delayed Transfers of Care by NHS Provider, Local Authority, responsible organisation and reasons for delay.



The Monthly Situation Report collects data on the number of patients delayed on the last Thursday of each month and the total delayed days during the month for all patients delayed throughout the month.

Data are shown at provider organisation level, from NHS Trusts, NHS Foundation Trusts and Primary Care Trusts.

Data are also shown by Local Authority that is responsible for each patient delayed

Data is split by the agency responsible for delay (NHS, Social Services or both), type of Care that the patient receives (acute or non-acute) and reason for delay.

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from any political influence.