The mean and median average length of stay for hospital patients with a primary diagnosis for diabetes and a primary or secondary diagnosis of diabetes in England for 2015/16 are shown in the table below.
Mean Length of stay (days)
Median length of stay (days)
Primary diagnosis of diabetes
Primary and secondary diagnosis of diabetes
A count of finished admission episodes where patients have been admitted from accident and emergency with a primary diagnosis for diabetes and arrived to accident and emergency by ambulance in England and within East Leicestershire and Rutland, Leicester City and West Leicestershire clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) areas of residence for 2015/16 are provided in the following table.
Primary diagnosis admissions for diabetes
Admissions for diabetes who arrived by ambulance
East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG
Leicester City CCG
West Leicestershire CCG
Data on how many diabetic patients experienced complications with that condition, separate from the reason for their admittance, while they were in hospital as inpatients is not available in the format requested.
Data on the number of ambulance call-outs for patients experiencing diabetic complications in 2016 is not available in the format requested.
Approximately 240 bids have been received for National Health Service transformation funding for diabetes prevention and treatment.