Case Number 4628
Request Date 12/02/2016
Completion Date 18/02/2016

 

Details of the Request

I would be grateful if you could confirm receipt of this email and answer the following request in respect of the CAMHS service your Trust provides:

 

1) I enclose as an attachment to this email a Microsoft Excel template file. I would be grateful if you could insert the name of your Trust below the column marked ‘Q1’ and provide answers to the following questions into the same Excel file:

 

2) What was the average number of days waiting time between referral to CAMHS and first appointment in each of the last three calender years and for each tier of CAMHS care? Please insert the answers into the supplied Microsoft Excel template file to the right of the rows marked: ‘Q1 - 2013 ’; ‘Q1 - 2014’; ‘Q1 - 2015’; and under the appropriate column for each of the four tiers of CAMHS care.

 

3) What was the single longest number of days waiting time between referral to CAMHS and first appointment in each of the last three calender years and for each tier of CAMHS care? Please insert the answers into the supplied Microsoft Excel template file to the right of the rows marked: ‘Q2 - 2013 ’; ‘Q2 - 2014’; ‘Q2 - 2015’; and under the appropriate column for each of the four tiers of CAMHS care.

 

4) What information do you hold or have access to showing, or having the potential to show, the following:

  1. patient incidents in the time between referral to CAMHS and first appointment?
  2. serious case investigations in the time between referral to CAMHS and first appointment?
  3. patient suicides in the time between referral to CAMHS and first appointment?

 

5) How many a) patient incidents b) serious case investigations c) patient suicides have there been between the date of first referral to CAMHS and the date of first appointment in the last three calender years?

 

6) Please provide me with a copy of the CAMHS referrals dataset, including (but not limited to) the following fields of information (where available): the date of the referral; the date of the first appointment; the tier and type of CAMHS care the referral was for; whether or not the patient attended the first appointment; the reasons for non attendance; the severity of the case; any other non-exempt field of information. Please provide this as a linked dataset in a machine-readable format, as you are required to under the dataset provisions of the Act.

 

Details of the Response

Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an acute Trust and does not contain a CAMHS department. May I refer you to Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust who is one of the leading providers of specialist mental health, drug and alcohol and learning disability services for people of all ages in southern England: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..