Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Children and Young People

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 29th January 2021.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Helen Hayes Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 6 January 2021 to Question 126929 on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Children and Young People, if he will make an assessment of the level of risk of suicide and self harm for children and young people waiting to access national obsessive compulsive disorder Tier 4 services.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The small number of children and young people who require access to the Tier 4 national services are under the care of community teams commissioned by their local clinical commissioning group who have overall responsibility of monitoring patient risks such as suicide and self-harm. NHS England and NHS Improvement have reported that there is no identified unmet demand or waiting list for children and young people admissions to Tier 4 services currently.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.