Mental Health

Health written question – answered on 25th July 2006.

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Photo of John Hemming John Hemming Liberal Democrat, Birmingham, Yardley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many initial hospital orders have been made under section 37 of the Mental Health Act for each category of mental disorder in each of the last five years; and how many of the initial orders were renewed under section 20 for each category of mental disorder in each year.

Photo of Rosie Winterton Rosie Winterton The Minister of State, Department of Health

This information is not available in the requested format.

Some information is available in relation to inpatients who were formally detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983, between 1994-95 and 2004-05, from the detained patients bulletin at

Some information is also available about guardianship under the Mental Health Act 1983 from the guardianship bulletin at:

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