Mental Health Services: Out of Area Treatment

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 21st June 2018.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) adults and (b) children and young people within the Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group were sent out of area to receive mental health treatment in every year since 2015.

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

For children and young people, information is not available in the format requested.

For adults, a new interim data collection on out of area placements in acute care began on 17 October 2016. The only full year for which data is available is 2017/18.

30 adult acute mental health care Out of Area Placements started during the year 2017/18 in NHS Coventry And Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group. This figure has been rounded to the nearest five.

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