Reference 2018-517

REF:           2018-517

Subject:       CAMHS referrals and refusals



Q 1 – For each of the years 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 how many referrals to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) were made through:

i) A&E

ii) GP

iii) Paediatric services

iv) School

v) Parent or self-referral

vi) Other

Q2 – Out of hours services:

i) Do you currently provide out-of-hours CAMHS services?

Only if the answer is yes, please respond to the following:

ii) What times is it available at?

iii) Does it include the capacity to conduct a Mental Health Act assessment?

iv) How is it provided?

a) A&E

b) Phone consultation with specialist

c) Face-to-face consultation with specialist

d) Referral to charity

e) Other

Q3 – a) Please identify the broad categories you use to record reasons for the refusal of CAMHS treatment

b) Can you give a percentage breakdown by the above broad reasons for the refusal of CAMHS for each of the financial years:

  • 2013/14
  • 2014/15
  • 2015/16
  • 2016/17
  • 2017/18




Questions One and Three Please find this information attached.

2018-517 – FOI Request – CAMHS referrals and refusals [29 kb] MS Excel

Question Two Unfortunately we do not hold this information, you will need to contact Greater Manchester Mental Health at the following address: