GMB Magazine GMB25 Fusion Summer 2016 - Page 5

Visit GMB online at www.gmb.org.uk Number of delayed days in the North West STUCK IN HOSPITAL Valuable beds are being filled by peo ple who are well enough to leave but can’ t. Provision of unpaid care 2011 (persons aged under 25) 2015/16 Change 1,373,392 North West 1,809,883 436,491 138,523 229,757 91,234 Rank 1 Lancashire 2 26,756 Cumbria 44,073 17,317 3 16,962 Tameside 31,579 14,617 512 4 Trafford 13,097 12,585 5 6,002 Manchester 15,638 9,636 10,065 18,036 7,971 8,661 15,755 7,094 10,423 14,995 4,572 8,823 3,898 403,603 England 2011/12 England North East 20,607 North West 61,503 Yorkshire & The Humber 40,098 East Midlands 34,066 6 Cheshire East West Midlands 46,699 7 Liverpool East of England 38,987 8 Cheshire West & Chester 70,883 9 4,925 London Sefton 55,437 Bury 6,790 South East 10 3,480 3,310 2,429 35,323 CKING Blackburn With Darwen UA 3,251 South West 11 5,680 12 2,704 Blackpool UA 4,440 1,736 2,736 4,409 1,673 e ABOUT THE STATISTICS • 13 Bolton 14 6,704 Rochdale 8,125 1,421 2,790 4,169 1,379 15 Warrington UA 16 4,081 Wirral 5,294 1,213 1,753 2,849 1,096 17 Stockport 7,453 18 Halton UA 8,481 1,028 19 2,281 Knowsley 2,726 445 2,314 20 St Helens 2,516 202 2,929 21 Oldham 2,281 -648 2,477 22 Salford 1,787 -690 4,512 Wigan 3,729 -783 5,574 4,485 -1,089 Data is totalled monthly; delayed tran 23 sfers from April 2011 to March 2012 and from April 2015 to March 2016 , giving the total for each year. • The data is for the number of patients with a delayed transfer of care at midnight on the last Thursday of the reporting period in England and the number of delayed days duri ng the reporting period in England. As the delayed number of patients is a snapshot for each month it only includes patients dela yed at that point in time, and does not include any other patients that