In each of the financial years 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 (i.e. give figures for each year separately) please supply the following information:
1. How many patients were a) medical b) surgical outliers – i.e. in a bed in another department’s ward?
2. How many of these a) medical and b) surgical outliers were over the age of 65?
3. How many patients were moved between wards during their stay a) 3 times b) 4 times c) 5 times or more? In each category, how many patients were over the age of 65?
4. On how many occasions were patients moved between 8pm and 8am?
5. How many patients were “boarded” – i.e. taken to a ward where they waited until a permanent bed was ready?
6. What was the a) average b) maximum time that patients were “boarded” for?

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