Number of patients detained and discharged

Aaron Walawalkar made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 55 authorities

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Aaron Walawalkar

Dear Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I would like to receive information relating to the number of patients detained and the number of patients discharged under various sections of the Mental Health Act from January 2018 to September 2020.

Please can you provide the following information:

1. The number of people detained under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

2. The number of people discharged under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

3. The number of people detained under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

4. The number of people discharged under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

5. The number of people detained under Section 37 of the Mental Health Act each week from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

6. The number of people discharged under Section 37 of the Mental Health Act each week from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

Please break down all the above information by age, gender and ethnic background.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

Best regards,

Aaron Walawalkar and Charlotte Threipland

Freedom Of Information, Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Aaron,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

Apologies for the delay in response, we have had to deploy staff to other areas to deal with the issues surrounding Covid 19.

We aim to deal with your response 20 working days from today and I will be in touch in due course with a response to your request.

Kind regards,

Joel Animi
Corporate Affairs
Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS FT
Tel: 0114 271 8956
E-mail: [email address]

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Dear Joel,

I am emailing to request an update on the status of this FOI which was due on Oct 31.

Yours sincerely,

Aaron Walawalkar

Freedom Of Information, Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Aaron,

Many thanks for your email and apologies for the delay in dealing with this. As mentioned before we have had to deploy staff to other areas to deal with the issues surrounding Covid-19 and this has greatly affected our response times although this is in no way a justification for the delay.

I've sent an email to our reviewers urgently asking for an update in relation to this request and I'll update you once this has been received.

Kind Regards

Joel Animi
Corporate Affairs
Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS FT
Tel: 0114 271 8956
E-mail: [email address]

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