Reference 2019-467

REF:            2019-467

Subject:        Mental health services

 

Request:   

I’m writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. If you need any clarifications, please let me know as soon as possible.

 

By ‘treated/seen’, I mean when the patient has been treated in entirety and discharged, so the measure of time from arrival to departure (which has a target of 4 hours).

  1. For 2018/19 and the calendar year 2018, please breakdown how many children aged 15 and under attending the hospital’s A&E department for mental health related issues, were treated/seen by a doctor within four hours, and how many waited longer than four hours to be treated. If possible, please give a breakdown of how long those waiting four+ hours were waiting, e.g. six, seven hours etc.
  2. For 2018/19 and the calendar year 2018 please breakdown how many children aged 16 and 17, attending the hospital’s A&E department for mental health related issues, were treated/seen by a doctor within four hours, and how many waited longer than four hours to be treated. If possible, please give a breakdown of how long those waiting four+ hours were waiting, e.g. six, seven hours etc.
  3. For 2018/19 and the calendar year 2018, please breakdown how many adults aged 18 and over, attending the hospital’s A&E department for mental health related issues, were treated/seen by a doctor within four hours, and how many waited longer than four hours to be treated. If possible, please give a breakdown of how long those waiting four+ hours were waiting, e.g. six, seven hours etc.
  4. For 2018/19 and the calendar year 2018, please detail the longest period of time an individual with a diagnosed mental health condition spent in A&E.

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2019-467 – FOI request – Mental health services [19 kb] Ms Excel