Number of patients detained and discharged

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Dear Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS 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

FOI (BARNET, ENFIELD AND HARINGEY MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

 Your email request for information under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 is acknowledged.
The Trust FOI Manager is currently on annual leave until Monday 28
September, therefore anything beyond this automated acknowledgement will
not be provided until after this date. 
 

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FOI (BARNET, ENFIELD AND HARINGEY MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

1 Attachment

Dear Mr Walawalkar,

Please find attached spreadsheet of data in response to your FOI request.

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Faye Cording
Trust FOI Manager
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Orchard House, St Ann’s Hospital, London N15 3TH
Email: [Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust request email]

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