Mental Health Services: Restraint Techniques

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 2nd February 2018.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will require healthcare trusts to record data on use of physical restraint on children.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Incidents of restraint of children and young people in contact with Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder Services are already recorded by trusts in the Mental Health Services Dataset. This records the date of the intervention, and the type.

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