Inpatient mental health bed closures

Amit Mukherjee made this Freedom of Information request to Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

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Dear Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust,

In the last 10 years, please could you state
1] How many wards have been closed by your Trust in total?
2] Please list names of the wards closed, describe if they were adult/ old age/ forensic etc; their location and specify the number of bed lost with each of these wards?
3] How many new wards were opened by your Trust in total?
4] Please list names of the wards opened, describe if they were adult/ old age/ forensic etc, their location and specify the number of bed lost with each of these wards?

Yours faithfully,
Dr Amit Mukherjee

FOI (BARNET, ENFIELD AND HARINGEY MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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FOI (BARNET, ENFIELD AND HARINGEY MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Dear Dr Amit Mukherjee,

I am writing in respect of your recent request for information to Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (“The Trust”) under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“The Act”) which we received on 17 February 2023.

We have considered your request under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act which entitles you to be provided with any information held by a public authority, unless an appropriate exemption applies. Accordingly, we have answered your request in the order raised:

In the last 10 years, please could you state 1] How many wards have been closed by your Trust in total?
The Trust has not had any ward closures per your request.

2] Please list names of the wards closed, describe if they were adult/ old age/ forensic etc; their location and specify the number of bed lost with each of these wards? - Not applicable.

3] How many new wards were opened by your Trust in total? - 2 (Moselle House and Eden House. They are forensic units. Under our Section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance, you may find the link here useful: https://www.beh-mht.nhs.uk/services/our-... for our services at Chase Farm Hospital.

4] Please list names of the wards opened, describe if they were adult/ old age/ forensic etc, their location and specify the number of bed lost with each of these wards? - The Trust has not lost beds as a result of ward closures. Please refer to our responses in questions 1 and 3.

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