Inpatient mental health services - CAMHS

Poppy Damon made this Freedom of Information request to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 20 authorities

This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

The request was partially successful.

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

Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your email received by the Freedom of Information team at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

We are now processing your request for information and will respond to you in full as soon as possible.

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Kind regards,

Carol
CPFT Freedom of Information Team

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
HQ: Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EF

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Dear Ms Damon

We are writing further to your Freedom of Information request dated 20th August 2019 as follows:

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.

Please could you provide more specific information about what you mean by "treated" in Question 3.
1. If you are asking about admissions, a patient may be admitted more than once in the timeframe specified. Should they be counted as one individual, or should each admission be counted?
2. If a patient was admitted prior to Jan 1 2016 but was still inpatient at that time, do you want them included in the figures we provide?

The 20-day clock for response is paused while we await your clarification.

Please note that due to the volume of Freedom of Information requests we receive, we are unable to administrate further reminders for clarification. Therefore, should we not hear from you by 11 September 2019, we shall assume that you no longer require the information and this FOI request will be closed.

Kind regards,

Carol
CPFT Freedom of Information Team

E [Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust request email]

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
HQ: Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EF

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Dear Ms Damon

We wrote to you on 28 August requesting clarification, giving a response deadline of 11 September.

As we have not to date had a reply from you, we now consider this request closed.

Kind regards,

Carol
CPFT Freedom of Information Team

E [Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust request email]

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
HQ: Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EF

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Dear Freedom of information,

Please re-open this request.

To clarify, can you class them as individuals rather than repeat admissions and can you only include patients admitted after 2016.

Yours sincerely,

Poppy Damon + Georgia Coan

Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

 

We are now processing your request for information and will respond to you
in full as soon as possible.

 

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which to respond to your request. If for any reason it becomes apparent
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accordingly.

 

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Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your email received by the Freedom of Information team at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

We are now processing your request for information and will respond to you in full as soon as possible.

Under the Freedom of Information Act the Trust has 20 working days in which to respond to your request. If for any reason it becomes apparent that there could be a delay in responding to you, we will advise you accordingly.

Please note that we publish our responses to FOIs as part of a Disclosure Log on our website and requesters’ names are published. If you do not wish your name to be published, please notify us ASAP by return e-mail to [Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust request email].

Kind regards,

Carol
CPFT Freedom of Information Team

E [Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust request email]

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
HQ: Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EF

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Dear Ms Damon

Thank you for your email requesting information through the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please find the Trust's formal response attached. We apologise for the delay.

Kind regards,

Carol
CPFT Freedom of Information Team

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
HQ: Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EF

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