Mental Health Services: York

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 4th October 2019.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS (a) beds and (b) full-time equivalent staff there were for mental health services provided within the City of York Council area in 2010 and each subsequent year.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The latest available information for adult mental health services covering the City of York Council area, commissioned by the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and provided by Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, is in the following table. Due to service reconfiguration, information is not available prior to October 2015.

Adult mental health services


Whole-time equivalent staff

October 2015



March 2016



March 2017



March 2018



March 2019



September 2019



Source: Vale of York CCG

In addition, NHS England has advised that it commissions 59 adult low-secure, eating disorder and psychiatric intensive care beds and 15 children and young people’s mental health beds in the City of York Council area. These are provided by Leeds and Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Historic numbers for beds and data on whole-time equivalent staff, are not available centrally.

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