Waiting times for mental health treatment

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Dear NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group,

I am writing to request data under the Freedom of Information (2000) regarding the length of time between referral and starting treatment for psychological therapies, for patients referred in July 2018. I include in this all talking therapies offered within your service, and all methods of referral.

If this data is unavailable, I would like to know the current median average time a patient will spend on a waiting list before recieving psychological therapy.

Please contact me with any queries or clarifications regarding this request. I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Emma Yeomans

DOWNIE, Nathan (NHS WIRRAL CCG), NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

Ref No: 1188

Dear Ms Yeoman

Thank you for your email of 31st July 2018 requesting information about waiting times for mental health procedures.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Nathan Downie
Corporate Officer
Marriss House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AL
t: 0151 651 0011 (x1035)
e: [email address]
w: http://www.wirralccg.nhs.uk
f (safe haven): 0151 643 5445

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NHSWIRRALCCG, foirequests (NHS WIRRAL CCG), NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Ms Yeomans,

Please see the attached response to your recent FOI Request.

Kind Regards
Grace Price-Jones
Acting Corporate Affairs Manager

Marriss House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AL
dd: 0151 541 5430
t: 0151 651 0011 (ext: 1801)
e: [email address]
w: http://www.wirralccg.nhs.uk
f (safe haven): 0151 643 5445

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