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Inpatient Census

The 2019 Mental Health Inpatient Census was carried out as at 23:59 on the 28th March 2019 by NHS Boards across Scotland. The Census has 3 parts:

  • Part 1: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census
  • Part 2: Out of NHS Scotland Placements
  • Part 3: Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care & Long Stay
     

Parts 1 and 2 were carried out for the first time in October 2014, and repeated again each March from 2016 to present. In March 2016, the Census was expanded to include a section on patients receiving Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care (HBCCC) and Long Stay patients.

Latest Statistics

The results from the first report from the Inpatient Census, 2019 were published on 08 October 2019. This covered Parts 1 and 2 of the Census: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census and the Out of Scotland NHS Placements Census.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

Inpatient Census 2019: part one and part two

A follow up report focusing on Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care and Long Stay patients will be published on 29 October 2019.

Earlier Publications

March 2018

The results from the first report from the Inpatient Census, 2018 were published on 23 October 2018. This covered Parts 1 and 2 of the Census: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census and the Out of Scotland NHS Placements Census.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/10/5103

 

A follow up report focusing on Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care and Long Stay patients was published on 30 October 2018.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/10/2525

 

March 2017

The results from the first report from the Inpatient Census, 2017 were published on 12 September 2017. This covered Parts 1 and 2 of the Census: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census and the Out of Scotland NHS Placements Census.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/09/9675

 

A follow up report focusing on Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care and Long Stay patients was published on 24 October 2017.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/10/4186

 

March 2016

The results from the first report from the Inpatient Census, 2016 were published on 13 September 2016. This covered Parts 1 and 2 of the Census: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census and the Out of Scotland NHS Placements Census.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/9885

 

A follow up report focusing on Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care was published on 27 September 2016.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/2782 

 

October 2014

The results from the October 2014 Census were first published in June 2015:

Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census, 2014 - Publication

A follow up report focusing on the Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatients who were funded by but treated outwith NHS Scotland was published in December 2015:

Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census, 2014 - Patients Treated Outwith NHS Scotland