Wait Times for Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

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Dear Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide the average length of the wait for mental health assessments across Sheffield as it stands at the time of submitting this FoI. Could you also provide the average length of wait for each year going back to 2016, if possible.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Reiss

SCHFOI (SHEFFIELD CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Robert Reiss

We acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request dated 14^th
April 2023.

Please note that our reference for this request is FOI-10634 and, in
accordance with the 20 working day deadline, we aim to have a response
with you by 16^th May 2023.

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team

 

 

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Dear Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust,

 

Please could you provide the average length of the wait for mental health
assessments across Sheffield as it stands at the time of submitting this
FoI. Could you also provide the average length of wait for each year going
back to 2016, if possible.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Robert Reiss

 

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SCHFOI (SHEFFIELD CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Robert Reiss

I refer to your Freedom of Information request received 14th April 2023. Please see our response in bold below. Please also note that we only have records back to 2018.

If you would like to leave feedback on how we have handled your request, please visit
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Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team

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From: Robert Reiss <[FOI #971857 email]>
Sent: 14 April 2023 09:37
To: SCHFOI (SHEFFIELD CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST) <[email address]>
Subject: FOI-10634 Freedom of Information request - Wait Times for Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

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Dear Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide the average length of the wait for mental health assessments across Sheffield as it stands at the time of submitting this FoI. Could you also provide the average length of wait for each year going back to 2016, if possible.

Date Wait (Weeks)
Dec 2018* 7.9
Dec 2019 11.7
Dec 2020 8.5
Dec 2021 11.6
Dec 2022 35.0
April 2023 38.1

Yours faithfully,

Robert Reiss

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