Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act. We are looking at the current performance of in-patient care facilities under Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the UK. Please provide average monthly data between (and including) Jan 1st 2016-August 1st 2019 for each question. Can you put this information into an excel spreadsheet please?

Please advise prior to the 20 days if my time frame is too wide to complete this request. I am happy to make adjustments as requited.

You can reach me on 07720969018.

I would like to know:
1- What were the modal and mean average waiting times for patients (in days) referred to CAMHS in-patient services? A monthly or yearly break down is fine - depending on what you record.
2- How many beds do you have in your in in-patient services for CAMHS patients? A monthly or yearly break down is fine - depending on what you record.
3- How many patients were treated in CAMHS in-patient services each month? Please provide a figure for each month between (and including) Jan 1st 2016 and August 2019.
4-Looking at all the patients you treated in CAMHS in-patient services, what were the medical conditions they were treated for. Please provide a list of conditions for each year between (and including) 2014 and 2019.
5- How much money have you spent per year on in-patient services (CAMHS)? Please provide a figure for each year between (and including) 2016 and 2019.
6-How many of the patients under your care (CAMHS) have been transferred to private hospitals through your NHS trust? Please provide a figure for each month between (and including) Jan 1st 2016 and August 1st 2019.

Yours faithfully,

Poppy Damon

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

Dear Poppy,

FOI 19-302 request CAMHS Inpatients

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request on the above subject. We have completed our search for information and can confirm that the Trust does not have Inpatient CAMHS services.

The full Freedom of Information Act 2000 is available on the legislation website via the following link: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000.... The Trust is regarding this response as a full and complete discharge of its responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to this request. I trust it fulfils your requirements but should you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact me and I will attempt to resolve your issues.

In the event you pursue a complaint/investigation and are not content with the outcome, you have the option to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team
Tel: 0121 612 8017
Fax: 0121 612 3779
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health

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