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Table 1 Characteristics of paediatric facilities included in this study. Vigintile scores represent deprivation with 1 being the most deprived and 20 the least deprived

From: Does admission prevalence change after reconfiguration of inpatient services? An interrupted time series analysis of the impact of reconfiguration in five centres

  Details of the reconfigured hospital   Details of adjacent hospital Distance between reconfigured and adjacent hospitals (miles)
Name (location) Nature of and date of reconfiguration Deprivation Average monthly admission in five years pre-reconfiguration/1000 Name (location) Deprivation (1=lowest) Average monthly admission in five years pre-reconfiguration/1000  
SIMD vigintile (1=lowest) Density of povertya SIMD vigintile (1=lowest) Density of povertya
Inverclyde Royal Hospital (Greenock) All inpatient services ceased in Nov ‘04 2 36.8% 3.25 Royal Alexandra Hospital (Paisley) 12 25.3% 4.46 19.3
Perth Royal Infirmary (Perth) Short stay admission unit operational from Apr ’05 8am-8pm until March ’18 when all inpatient services ceased 20 3.2% 3.78 Ninewells Hospital (Dundee) 18 26.6% 8.47 19.6
Dr Gray’s Hospital (Elgin) Short stay admission unit operational from Mar ’18 8am-10pm 18 0% 5.70 Royal Children’s Hospital (Aberdeen) 16 6.0% 5.82 65.3
Raigmore Infirmary (Inverness) 8 5.1% 7.26 37.4
Royal Alexandra Hospital (Paisley) All inpatient services ceased Dec’17 12 25.3% 5.38 Royal Hospital for Children (Glasgow) 6 44.2% 10.74 6.2
St John’s Hospital (Livingston) A short stay assessment unit was open from July ’17. 12 13.8% 3.09 Royal Hospital for Children (Edinburgh) 19 8.4% 4.48 16.5
  1. aPercentage of “datazones” in the catchment area for the hospital which are in 15% most deprived areas of the SIMD 2016 categorisation