Mental Health Services: Children

Department of Health written question – answered on 23rd February 2015.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Shadow Minister (Public Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children and young people were admitted to hospital due to mental health problems in each year since 2009-10.

Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Shadow Minister (Public Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children and young people were diagnosed with a mental health problem in A&E in each year since 2009-10.

Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb The Minister of State, Department of Health

The information is in the table:

Year

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

A&E Attendances

8,358

9,328

11,614

13,655

17,278

FAEs

11,909

12,417

12,361

11,994

12,126

The table shows both the number of attendances in accident and emergency (A&E) in which the A&E diagnosis was 'psychiatric conditions' and the number of Finished Admission Episodes (FAEs) in which the primary diagnosis was ‘mental and behavioural disorders’.

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