Treatment options for various mental health concerns

Jamie Smith made this Freedom of Information request to Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to request the following information for the calendar
year between 1st January 2013 and 1st January 2014:

The total number of outpatients diagnosed with the following
conditions:

· Mild to moderate depression
· General anxiety disorder
· Stress

Furthermore, I would like receive information for:

The total number of the above for each condition who were
prescribed, issued or recommended the following as a result of
their condition:

· Referral to a specific individual or group therapy programme such
as cognitive behavioural therapy

· Prescription drugs (see below)

· Referral to a specific individual or group exercise programme
such as 12-week GP referral schemes

· Information and advice about getting active for mental wellbeing

Where the option to refer to one of the above was not available
(for example, if a specific exercise programme does not exist for
each condition’s pathway in the local area, please include this
acknowledgement).

Where more than one option was offered, please include ‘1’ entry
for each pathway offered (for example, where a patient
demonstrating anxiety disorder was offered both prescription drugs
and active lifestyle advice please include ‘1’ entry for each).

Where prescription drugs were offered, please specify which drug
was offered for each patient from the list below:

· Benzodiazepines
· Pregabalin
· Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors
· Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
· Valium
· Other antidepressants
· Other medication

I would appreciate if the information was set out in the following
format. For example:

· Number of outpatient appointments with the following conditions:

o Mild to moderate depression – 75 outpatients
o General anxiety disorder – 68 outpatients
o Stress – 92 outpatients

· Number of outpatients for each condition referred to a specific
individual or group therapy programme such as cognitive behavioural
therapy –

o Mild to moderate depression – 35 outpatients
o General anxiety disorder – 22 outpatients
o Stress – 38 outpatients

· Number outpatients for each condition offered the following
prescription drugs:

o Mild to moderate depression

§ Benzodiazepines – 2 outpatients
§ Pregabalin – 4 outpatients
§ Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors – 3 outpatients
§ Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors - 0 outpatients
§ Valium – 14 outpatients
§ Other antidepressants - 8 outpatients
§ Other medication - 5 outpatients

o General anxiety disorder

§ Benzodiazepines – 0 outpatients
§ Pregabalin – 2 outpatients
§ Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors – 1 outpatients
§ Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors - 0 outpatients
§ Valium – 9 outpatients
§ Other antidepressants - 7 outpatients
§ Other medication - 3 outpatients

o Stress

§ Benzodiazepines – 6 outpatients
§ Pregabalin – 7 outpatients
§ Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors – 10 outpatients
§ Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors - 15 outpatients
§ Valium – 7 outpatients
§ Other antidepressants - 8 outpatients
§ Other medication - 5 outpatients

· Number of outpatients referred to a specific individual or group
exercise programme such as 12-week GP referral schemes

o Mild to moderate depression – 12 outpatients
o General anxiety disorder – 5 outpatients
o Stress – 7 outpatients

· Number of outpatients offered information and advice about
getting active for mental wellbeing

o Mild to moderate depression – 34 outpatients
o General anxiety disorder – 28 outpatients
o Stress – 37 outpatients

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Smith

Dear  Mr Smith

I apologise for the delay in dealing with your request below.  Please note
I acknowledge receipt of your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  I have forwarded this request onto the appropriate
person(s), I hope you accept my apologies and I will contact you again
once I have a reply. 

 

Kind Regards

Jeanette Price

Mrs Jeanette Price

Local Counter Fraud Specialist & Freedom of Information Manager

 

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Trust HQ/Finance Department

Delta House

Delta Point

Greets Green Road

West Bromwich

B70 9PL.

Office:- 0121 612 8055, Mobile:- 07807 345862

 

E-mail:- [1][email address]

 

NHS Fraud & Corruption Reporting Line:- 0800 028 4060 (8am-6pm Mon-Fri)

 

 

 

 

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Dear Mr Smith

 

Firstly can I apologise for the delay in completing your Freedom of
Information Request, this was unfortunately due to a backlog of requests,
although I appreciate it does not excuse the fact it is late.

 

In reply to your Freedom of Information request, I have received a
response and I confirm that the Trust does not record ‘electronically’ any
of the information you have requested.

I hope this is satisfactory.

 

Kind Regards

Jeanette Price

Mrs Jeanette Price

Local Counter Fraud Specialist & Freedom of Information Manager

 

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Trust HQ/Finance Department

Delta House

Delta Point

Greets Green Road

West Bromwich

B70 9PL.

Office:- 0121 612 8055, Mobile:- 07807 345862

 

E-mail:- [1][email address]

 

NHS Fraud & Corruption Reporting Line:- 0800 028 4060 (8am-6pm Mon-Fri)

 

 

 

 

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