Reference 2016-273

REF:            2016-273

Subject:        Mental health waiting time

 

Request:

  1. What is the current waiting time for treatment for talking therapies in your area in primary healthcare? Please break down the wait for each type (or ‘choice of modality’) which is available in your area.
  2. What is the current longest wait for talking therapies in your area in primary healthcare? That is, what length of time has the person who’s been waiting the longest been waiting? Please give the wait for each type of therapy (or ‘choice of modality’) which is available in your area.
  3. What is the current waiting time for treatment for talking therapies, appointments with psychologists or psychiatrists in your area in secondary healthcare? (Please break down the wait for each type (or ‘choice of modality’) which is available in your area.
  4. What is the current longest wait for talking therapies, appointments with psychologists or psychiatrists in your area in secondary healthcare? That is, what length of time has the person who’s been waiting the longest been waiting? Please give the wait for each type of therapy (or ‘choice of modality’) which is available in your area.

For the above questions please provide the figure for referral to first treatment waiting time, not referral to ‘assessment’ or ‘intervention’ time.

  1. How many referrals have there been into adult mental health services in your area at a) primary care level and b) secondary care level in the calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 to date. Please break referrals down into talking therapies and overall mental health referrals, if possible.
  2. What is the maximum number of talking therapy sessions an adult, eligible for therapy, can receive in your area at primary and secondary care level.

 

Response:

We asked for clarification and never received a reply therefore this FOI request has now been closed.

 

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