Number of Eating Disorder patients under Section (Mental Health Act) 2013-2016

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Dear 2Gether NHS Foundation Trust,

I trust you find my request well.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information regarding your eating disorder inpatient services.

1. The number of eating disorder patients in inpatient treatment under a section order (Mental Health Act) in the years 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

2. The number of VOLUNTARY eating disorder patients in inpatient treatment in the years 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

3. The number of discharged eating disorder inpatients under a section order (Mental Health Act) in the years 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

4. The number of voluntary discharged eating disorder inpatients NOT under a section order in the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.

I'd appreciate if this data could relate to the patient numbers as they stand at the end of each year (i.e number of patients in treatment in December 2013, 2014, e.t.c.).

I also request for the data to be separated year by year - i.e separate numbers displayed for each year.

Thanks very much for your help with my request.

Yours faithfully,

Alexa Ostrove

Information-Freedom (2GETHER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), 2Gether NHS Foundation Trust

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Information-Freedom (2GETHER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), 2Gether NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Ostrove

2gether NHS Foundation Trust does not have a dedicated inpatient service for people with an Eating Disorder.

There may be the odd admission where a diagnosis includes Eating Disorders. If you would like us to provide data on what we hold please could you clarify what you require when you state “[…] data could relate to the patient numbers as they stand at the end of each year" - do you require the number of clients in hospital as at the end of each year i.e. 31st December or do you also require in addition the turn over of patients (admissions/discharges)? Again, this number would be very small.

If you could clarify I would be very grateful.

Kind regards
Sharon
Sharon Bryant-Small | Information Governance Officer
2gether NHS Foundation Trust
Trust HQ | Rikenel | Montpellier | Gloucester | GL1 1LY
Tel: 01452 894264 | Email: [email address]

Information Governance Enquiries Email: [email address]
Freedom of Information Enquiries E-mail: [2Gether NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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