Case Number 8037
Request Date 20/06/2021
Completion Date 06/07/2021

 

Details of the Request

I am requesting data about the use of Acute and Hospital Trust services by children and young people experiencing psychological distress.

For every month from 1 January 2019 to 31 May 2021, please answer the following questions:

1) In that month, how many children and young people (CYP) aged 18 and under did you refer to CAMH services after they arrived in your emergency department(s)?

2) In that months, of these CYP in question one, how many were referred to CAMH services for treatment of a suspected or confirmed eating disorder? If helpful, please search against the ICD Code F50.0, which may be included in the referral.

3) In that month, how many CYP were admitted to or treated by your acute hospital trust for the following:

3a) Treatment of an eating disorder, such as refeeding and medical stabilisation? If helpful, please search against the ICD Code F.50, which should cover all relevant eating disorder diagnoses.

3b) Treatment of self-inflicted injury? If helpful, please search against ICD Codes X60 to X69.

3c) Treatment of drug or other toxic substance overdose, whether accidental or intentional? If helpful, please search against ICD Codes X70 to X84.

4) In this month, how many CYP were admitted to your acute trust for compulsory treatment with use of the Mental Health Act?

5) In this month, of those CYP admitted to your acute trust for compulsory treatment with use of the Mental Health Act, how many had an eating disorder diagnosis (ICD Code in the F50 category)?

 

Details of the Response

1) In this period, how many children and young people (CYP) aged 18 and under did you refer to CAMH services after they arrived in your emergency department(s)?

0

 

2) In this period, of these CYP in question one, how many were referred to CAMH services for treatment of a suspected or confirmed eating disorder? If helpful, please search against the ICD Code F50.0, which may be included in the referral.

0

 

3)  In this period, how many CYP# were admitted to or treated by your acute hospital trust for the following:

3a) Treatment of an eating disorder, such as refeeding and medical stabilisation? 

Jan-19 0
Feb-19 *
Mar-19 *
Apr-19 0
May-19 *
Jun-19 *
Jul-19 *
Aug-19 0
Sep-19 *
Oct-19 *
Nov-19 *
Dec-19 0
Jan-20 *
Feb-20 *
Mar-20 *
Apr-20 *
May-20 *
Jun-20 6
Jul-20 0
Aug-20 *
Sep-20 *
Oct-20 *
Nov-20 *
Dec-20 *
Jan-21 *
Feb-21 6
Mar-21 9
Apr-21 *
May-21 5

 

3b) Treatment of self-inflicted injury? If helpful, please search against ICD Codes X60 to X69.

Jan-19 10
Feb-19 7
Mar-19 9
Apr-19 6
May-19 15
Jun-19 10
Jul-19 8
Aug-19 *
Sep-19 13
Oct-19 15
Nov-19 13
Dec-19 3
Jan-20 11
Feb-20 12
Mar-20 14
Apr-20 6
May-20 6
Jun-20 12
Jul-20 9
Aug-20 9
Sep-20 16
Oct-20 11
Nov-20 15
Dec-20 9
Jan-21 5
Feb-21 11
Mar-21 19
Apr-21 12
May-21 22

 

3c) Treatment of drug or other toxic substance overdose, whether accidental or intentional? If helpful, please search against ICD Codes X70 to X84.

Jan-19 0
Feb-19 *
Mar-19 0
Apr-19 0
May-19 *
Jun-19 *
Jul-19 0
Aug-19 0
Sep-19 0
Oct-19 0
Nov-19 *
Dec-19 0
Jan-20 *
Feb-20 0
Mar-20 0
Apr-20 0
May-20 0
Jun-20 0
Jul-20 *
Aug-20 0
Sep-20 *
Oct-20 *
Nov-20 0
Dec-20 0
Jan-21 0
Feb-21 0
Mar-21 0
Apr-21 *
May-21 *

 

4) In this period, how many CYP were admitted to your acute trust for compulsory treatment with use of the Mental Health Act?

0

 

5) In this period, of those CYP admitted to your acute trust for compulsory treatment with use of the Mental Health Act, how many had an eating disorder diagnosis (ICD Code in the F50 category)?

0

 

CYP # = activity across all specialties

* Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust can confirm that it holds the information you have requested. However, the Trust believes that this information is exempt under section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act (2000) as due to the low numbers (<5) involved it is possible that individuals may be identified.