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Dear Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust,

1. For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) how many children were referred to the Child and Mental Health Services at your trust?
Please divide that information by age (0-4 years) (5-9 years) (10-14 years) and (15-17 years).

2. For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) what was the average waiting time for patients referred to the Child and Mental Health Services at your trust?
Please divide that information by age (0-4 years) (5-9 years) (10-14 years) and (15-17 years).

3. For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) how many children had to wait longer than four weeks for a referral?
Please divide that information by age (0-4 years) (5-9 years) (10-14 years) and (15-17 years).

4. For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) how many children were referred away to other trusts due to limited capacity? (Please name those Trusts)

5. For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) what was the longest waiting time for a patient referred to the Child and Mental Health Services at your trust? If possible, please also include their age.

Yours faithfully,

Rachael Venables

Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

Dear Ms Venables,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Thank you for your request for information under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we received on 22 February 2019.

As per section 10 of the Act, you can expect a reply no later than 20 working days from this date.

There may be a fee payable for this information. This will be considered and you will be informed if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released. The 20 day time limit for responses is suspended until receipt of the payment. If there is a fee payable we will write to you again to let you know the process in this event.

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent the release of the information you have requested. We will assess whether any of the exemption categories apply to your request and if they do, or if there is a delay due to the application of an exemption we will write to you again.

If any further assistance in this matter is required, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards

Mr Chris McGann
Corporate Governance Officer
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership
Trust Headquarters
2nd Floor
Trafalgar House
47-49 King Street
Dudley
DY2 8PS
[email address]

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Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

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Dear Ms Venables,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley & Walsall Mental Health
Partnership NHS Trust

 

Freedom of Information Act Request - 4013

 

Thank you for your request for information under the requirements of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 dated 22 February 2019. Please accept my
apologies for the delay in responding to you. Please now find our response
to your following request in blue.

 

1.     For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) how
many children were referred to the Child and Mental Health Services at
your trust?

Please divide that information by age (0-4 years) (5-9 years) (10-14
years) and (15-17 years).

 

Year Age Total Referrals
00-04 years 150
2016 05-09 years 901
10-14 years 1325
15-17 years 901
00-04 years 145
2017 05-09 years 1102
10-14 years 1544
15-17 years 963
00-04 years 162
2018 05-09 years 1241
10-14 years 1829
15-17 years 1062

 

2.     For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) what
was the average waiting time for patients referred to the Child and Mental
Health Services at your trust?

Please divide that information by age (0-4 years) (5-9 years) (10-14
years) and (15-17 years).

 

Year Age Average Weeks Waited
00-04 years 3
2016 05-09 years 5
10-14 years 4
15-17 years 3
00-04 years 3
2017 05-09 years 5
10-14 years 4
15-17 years 3
00-04 years 2
2018 05-09 years 5
10-14 years 4
15-17 years 3

 

3.     For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) how
many children had to wait longer than four weeks for a referral?

Please divide that information by age (0-4 years) (5-9 years) (10-14
years) and (15-17 years).

 

The Trust doesn’t issue referrals. The figures below indicate how long
young people have waited longer than four weeks from referral to first
appointment.

 

Year Age Over 4 weeks wait
00-04 years 38
2016 05-09 years 449
10-14 years 549
15-17 years 257
00-04 years 43
2017 05-09 years 503
10-14 years 619
15-17 years 285
00-04 years 47
2018 05-09 years 592
10-14 years 765
15-17 years 317

 

4.     For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) how
many children were referred away to other trusts due to limited capacity?
(Please name those Trusts)

 

          The trust has not referred any children or young people to other
trusts due to capacity.

 

5.     For each of the past three calendar years (2016, 17, and 18) what
was the longest waiting time for a patient referred to the Child and
Mental Health Services at your trust? If possible, please also include
their age.

 

Year Age Longest wait in weeks
00-04 years 39
2016 05-09 years 58
10-14 years 53
15-17 years 45
00-04 years 26
2017 05-09 years 44
10-14 years 53
15-17 years 38
00-04 years 20
2018 05-09 years 66
10-14 years 41
15-17 years 46

 

Your request has now been closed. If you have any queries related to the
responses provided please in the first instance contact me.

 

I understand that you maybe dissatisfied with the handling of your
request, in such circumstances please contact the Information Governance
Manager on 01384 3245111 or email [1][email address]

 

If you remain dissatisfied, then you are entitled to approach the
Information Commissioner and request an assessment of the manner in which
the Trust has handled your request.

 

The Information Commissioner is an independent officer, appointed by the
Crown and reports directly to Parliament. The Commissioner can request all
the documentation relating to your request to decide whether the Trust’s
decision was fair and meets the requirements of the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 and can be contacted via [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

You can also refer to the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545700

[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

 

Regards,

 

Paul Lewis-Grundy

Company Secretary

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Trust HQ

Trafalgar House, 2nd Floor

47-49 King Street

Dudley, DY2 8PS

[email address]

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