Reference 2019-112

REF:           2019-112

Subject:       Place of safety for sectioned patients

 

Request:

1. For 2016 – 2018, within the hospitals under your authority…

a. How many people, sectioned under sec 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983 were placed in a Mental Health Unit as their designated “place of safety”?

b. How many people, sectioned under sec 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983 were placed somewhere else within the hospital, other than a Mental Health Unit as their designated “place of safety”?

c. How many people were admitted to hospital after being sectioned under sec 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983?

d. How many people sectioned under sec 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983 were unable to have the hospital as their designated “place of safety” due to lack of available beds?

 

 

Response:

Unfortunately we do not hold this information, you will need to contact Greater Manchester Mental Health at the following address: https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/how-to-make-an-foi-request