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date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading Patients: Safety remove filter
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many patient safety incidents were recorded as absconder or missing patient by hospitals in England and Wales in the National Reporting and Learning System in each care setting in the latest period for which information is available. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockport more like this
tabling member printed
Ann Coffey more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>During the period 1 October 2017 to 31 March 2018 National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) recorded 12,398 cases of “missing or absconded patient” across England and Wales. This category on the NRLS includes patients who left without signing a ‘discharge against medical advice’ form and those who failed to return from agreed leave on time, rather than solely reports of patients who absconded or were reported missing.</p><p> </p><p>A breakdown by care settings for both England and Wales is provided in the following table.</p><p> </p><p>Incidents reported as “Missing or absconded patient”, by care setting for England and Wales</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Care Setting</p></td><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Acute / general hospital</p></td><td><p>5,781</p></td><td><p>146</p></td><td><p>5,927</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ambulance service</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Community and general dental service</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Community Nursing, medical and therapy service (incl. community hospital)</p></td><td><p>312</p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p>369</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Community optometry / optician services</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Community pharmacy</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>General practice</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Learning disabilities service</p></td><td><p>87</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>89</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mental health service</p></td><td><p>5,754</p></td><td><p>239</p></td><td><p>5,993</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>11,954</p></td><td><p>444</p></td><td><p>12,398</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p>
answering member constituency Gosport more like this
answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-10-17T13:48:41.117Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-17T13:48:41.117Z
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label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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label Biography information for Ann Coffey more like this