Reference 2019-676

REF:           2019-676

Subject:       A&E departments for mental health related reasons

 

Request:    

I am seeking to ascertain the provision for people attending A&E departments for mental health related reasons. As such, please can you provide the following information:

  1. For each financial year in the period 2014-15 to 2018-19, please provide figures for:
  1. The number of adults (aged 18 and over) attending your A&E department for mental health related issues.

Please breakdown the above figure according to:

i.)                  How many were treated/seen by a doctor within 4 hours;

ii.)                 How many waited longer than 4 hours to be treated.

 

  1. For the people in (a.ii.), please provide a breakdown for how long those people were waiting by hour e.g. five hours, six hours etc.

 

  1. Please detail the longest period of time an adult attending your A&E department for mental health related issues waited to be treated/seen by a doctor in
  1. Each individual financial year from 2014-15 to 2018-19 inclusive;
  2. 2019-2020 to date.

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2019-676 – FOI request – A&E departments for mental health related reasons [26 kb] Ms Excel