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,

Georgia Coan

Foi (ESSEX PARTNERSHIP UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Georgia

EPUT.FOI.19.1210 - Acknowledgement

The Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust Freedom of Information Service received your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

You requested information, as outlined in the email below.

The Act allows 20 working days for us to respond to your request so you can expect a response by 17 September 2019. We will of course make every effort to respond sooner if possible. A fee may be charged to cover postage and photocopying costs.

You should also be aware that the Act does allow, in certain cases, for the 20 working day time period to be extended. We will notify you as soon as possible if there is a need to extend the time limit for responding to your request.

The Trust has a statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to applicants. If you have any questions now, or during the processing of your request, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind Regards

Legal Services
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
The Lodge, Runwell Approach, Wickford, Essex, SS11 7XX
T: 01702 538 161
e: [email address] | [email address] | [email address] | [email address]

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FOI (ESSEX PARTNERSHIP UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Georgia

I am writing in response to your request for information, made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please find attached a response from EPUT.

If you are dissatisfied with the response you have received, you have the right to request a review of our decision or make a complaint about how your request has been handled. Your request should be made within 2 months of receipt of this letter and we will reply within 20 working days of receipt. Any such request received after 2 months will only be considered at the discretion of the organisation.

If our decision is unchanged following a review and you remain dissatisfied with this, you then have the right to make a formal complaint to the Information Commissioner who can be contacted at: Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Kind regards

Legal Services
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
The Lodge, Runwell Approach, Wickford, Essex, SS11 7XX
T: 01702 538 161
e: [email address] | [email address] | [email address] | [email address]

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