Number of patients detained and discharged

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Dear Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I would like to receive information relating to the number of patients detained and the number of patients discharged under various sections of the Mental Health Act from January 2018 to September 2020.

Please can you provide the following information:

1. The number of people detained under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

2. The number of people discharged under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

3. The number of people detained under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

4. The number of people discharged under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

5. The number of people detained under Section 37 of the Mental Health Act each week from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

6. The number of people discharged under Section 37 of the Mental Health Act each week from 2018 to date. Please provide a monthly breakdown of these figures for the years 2018 and 2019, and a weekly breakdown for 2020.

Please break down all the above information by age, gender and ethnic background.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

Best regards,

Aaron Walawalkar and Charlotte Threipland

FOIEnquiries (DERBYSHIRE HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 

The Ashbourne Centre

Kingsway Site

Kingsway

Derby DE22 3LZ

Tel 01332 623700

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Dear Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust,

I am emailing to follow up on my freedom of information request which was due a response in October.

Please could you provide an update on when I can expect a response?

Yours faithfully,

Aaron Walawalkar

FOIEnquiries (DERBYSHIRE HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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request was deemed to be received.
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Saturdays and Sundays are not classified as working days.
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received after 5pm will be deemed to have arrived the next working day.

Please bear this in mind when calculating the “due date” for your request.

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have requested, and we will either provide you with the information you
have requested, or explain why it has not been provided, quoting an
Exemption under the Act.

Under our obligation to advise and assist requestors we will contact you
for clarification should we fail to understand any part of your request.

 

If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Kind regards.

 

Freedom of Information Office

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 

The Ashbourne Centre

Kingsway Site

Kingsway

Derby DE22 3LZ

Tel 01332 623700

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FOIEnquiries (DERBYSHIRE HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Walawalkar

Thank you for your email and our apologies that you have had to chase this matter up.

We will look into this matter and return to you as soon as possible.

Kind regards,

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FOIEnquiries (DERBYSHIRE HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sir,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please see attached. Our apologies again for the delay in providing this information.

If you are unhappy in any way with the way in which your request has been handled, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI enquiries team again in the first instance or, alternatively, the Trust has an internal complaints procedure through which you can raise any concerns you might have. This can be done by writing to the Chief Executive at Ashbourne Centre, Kingsway Site, Kingsway, Derby DE22 3LZ.

If you remain dissatisfied you can apply to the Information Commissioner who will consider whether the Trust has complied with its obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and can require the Trust to remedy any problems. Information about how to do this can found on the Information Commissioner’s website at www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk. Complaints to the Information Commissioner should be sent to FOI/EIR Complaints Resolution, Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Kind regards.

Freedom of Information Office
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The Ashbourne Centre
Kingsway Site
Kingsway
Derby DE22 3LZ
Tel 01332 623700

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