CAMHS referrals

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to request information held on

1. the number of referrals to Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the Wirral CCG area each year from 2013 to 2018; (broken down by tier as recognised under the Integrated Care Pathways (http://www.icptoolkit.org/child_and_adol...)

2. the source of referrals to CAMHS in the CCG for the period 2013 to 2018;

3. the age of patients referred to CAMHS between 2013 and 2018;

4. the average waiting time between referral and a young person accessing CAMHS each year from 2013 to 2018.

If you have any queries relating to this request or need clarification on any issue, I would be grateful if you could contact me at [email address]

If there is any refusal to part or all of my request, please could you provide me with a recommendation of how the request may be modified so as to be granted under Section 16 of the Act. In particular, where you judge that this request exceeds cost limit, I would like you to provide me with advice on how I may modify the request so as to enable it to be granted.

Thanks,

Stuart Kelly