Number of patients detained and discharged

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Dear Oxford Health 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

Foiarfi (RNU) Oxford Health, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Aaron Walawalkar

 

Thank you for your email requesting information regarding the number of
patients detained and discharged.

 

We are treating your correspondence as a request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

You should normally expect to receive a further reply from us within 20
working days from the day when your request was originally received by
this Department.

 

The Trust will endeavour to process your request.  However, in light of
the national emergency and the Trust prioritising Covid-19 staff time is
at a premium to provide and support clinical services and we may not be
able to provide a timely response.

 

Kind regards

 

Carol Embriaco on behalf of

 

Mark M. Underwood
Head of Information Governance

 

IM&T Department, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

The White Building, Littlemore MHC, 33 Sandford Road, Oxford, OX4 4XN
direct dial: 01865 902554 
email: [1][email address]

 

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From: Aaron Walawalkar <[FOI #693442 email]>
Sent: 24 September 2020 17:36
To: Foiarfi (RNU) Oxford Health <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Number of patients detained and
discharged

 

Dear Oxford Health 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

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regards.  FoIA Team

On behalf of:

IM&T Services, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, The White Building,
LMHC, Sandford Road, Littlemore, Oxford, OX4 4XN
email: [1][email address]

 

From: Aaron Walawalkar <[FOI #693442 email]>
Sent: 24 September 2020 17:36
To: Foiarfi (RNU) Oxford Health <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Number of patients detained and
discharged

 

Dear Oxford Health 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

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[2][FOI #693442 email]

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