Number of patients detained and discharged

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Dear North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare 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 Requests (NSCHT), North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Sir / Madam

 

Please accept this as acknowledgement of receipt of your request for
information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

We are processing your request which is due to you within 20 working days 
in accordance with the deadline stipulated by the Act.

 

Kind Regards

 

Lisa Wilkinson

Corporate Governance Manager / Assistant Trust Board Secretary

Wilkinson LisaM (RLY) NSCHT, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear Aaron

 

Please find attached a response to your FOI request

 

Many thanks

 

Lisa Wilkinson

Corporate Governance Manager / Assistant Trust Board Secretary

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Lawton House, Bellringer Road, Trentham Lakes South

Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8HH

 

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Dear Wilkinson LisaM (RLY) NSCHT,

Many thanks for your reply. I note that PDF response you gave makes reference to an excel spreadsheet.

However, I cannot see any excel spreadsheet attached in your response on the What Do They Know website – where I submitted my request.

Please could you check that you accidentally omit to attach it and send again?

Or, could you please email it to my alternative email address: [email address]

Yours sincerely,

Aaron Walawalkar

Wilkinson LisaM (RLY) NSCHT, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust



I am currently out of the office until Tuesday 24th November 2020 if your
query is urgent please contact Reception on 0300 123 1535

For Freedom of Information Enquries please  email
[North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust request email]

 

Many thanks

Lisa Wilkinson

Wilkinson LisaM (RLY) NSCHT, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear Aaron

Thank you for your email.

Sincere apologies for the omission please find attached

Many thanks

Lisa Wilkinson
Corporate Governance Manager / Assistant Trust Board Secretary
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Lawton House, Bellringer Road, Trentham Lakes South
Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8HH

Telephone: 0300 123 1535 extension 2030
Internal extension: FN 2030
[mobile number]

Website: www.combined.nhs.uk

Follow us on Twitter @CombinedNHS
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