Psychiatric Hospitals: West Midlands

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th March 2019.

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Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Economy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many admissions for in-patient care were made for mental illness in (a) Birmingham and (b) the West Midlands in each of the last five years.

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

A count of finished admission episodes (FAEs) with a primary diagnosis of mental illness in Birmingham local authority of residence and West Midlands Government office region of residence for the years 2013-14 to 2017-18 is shown in the following tables.

This only includes admissions where the patient was admitted and treated in a hospital.

FAEs with a primary diagnosis of mental illness in Birmingham local authority of residence

Year

FAEs

2013-14

3,965

2014-15

3,905

2015-16

3,980

2016-17

3,800

2017-18

3,700

Source: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), NHS Digital

FAEs with a primary diagnosis of mental illness in West Midlands Government office region of residence

Year

FAEs

2013-14

17,490

2014-15

17,335

2015-16

17,670

2016-17

16,250

2017-18

17,035

Source: HES, NHS Digital

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