Primary Care Trusts: Psychiatric Care

House of Lords written question – answered on 19th December 2005.

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Photo of Lord Stratford Lord Stratford Labour

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many primary care trusts place psychiatric care patients in private care facilities.

Photo of Lord Warner Lord Warner Minister of State, Department of Health, Minister of State (Department of Health) (NHS Delivery)

This information is not collected centrally by the Department of Health. Primary care trusts can commission services from other National Health Service trusts, independent providers or provide services themselves to meet the healthcare needs of their populations.

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