Waiting times for mental health treatment
Emma Yeomans made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group as part of a batch sent to 180 authorities
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Dear NHS Southern Derbyshire 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.
I refer to your email of 31 July 2018 requesting information in respect of mental health waiting times.
I can confirm on behalf of Erewash, Hardwick, North Derbyshire and Southern Derbyshire CCGs, and in accordance with S.1 (1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) that we do not hold the information that you have requested.
I can confirm that we do not hold information regarding waiting times for therapies at our mental health provider, Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (DHcFT). We would recommend that you contact DHcFT directly for this information at the following location:
Freedom of Information Officer
NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group
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