22068 - 2019 - Mental Health Crisis Callouts

For each of the last six years (2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19), please could you provide us with the following information?

1)           How many times were ambulances called out to support people (all ages) who were going through a mental health crisis?
2)           How many times were ambulances called out to support children and young people (under 18) who were going through a mental health crisis?
3)           How many times were people (all ages) who were going through a mental health crisis conveyed to hospital by ambulance?
4)           How many times were children and young people (under 18) who were going through a mental health crisis conveyed to hospital by ambulance?
5)           How many hours in total did ambulances spend responding to calls by people (all ages) who were going through a mental health crisis?
6)           How many hours in total did ambulances spend responding to calls by children and young people (under 18) who were going through a mental health crisis?

Please could you also give us a breakdown each of the individual ambulance codes you've used to answer our questions, i.e. the codes the ambulance service would use to categorise mental health crises.

  • Reference:
    22068
  • Response:

    For each of the last six years (2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19), please could you provide us with the following information?

    1)           How many times were ambulances called out to support people (all ages) who were going through a mental health crisis?
    2)           How many times were ambulances called out to support children and young people (under 18) who were going through a mental health crisis?
    3)           How many times were people (all ages) who were going through a mental health crisis conveyed to hospital by ambulance?
    4)           How many times were children and young people (under 18) who were going through a mental health crisis conveyed to hospital by ambulance?
    5)           How many hours in total did ambulances spend responding to calls by people (all ages) who were going through a mental health crisis?
    6)           How many hours in total did ambulances spend responding to calls by children and young people (under 18) who were going through a mental health crisis?

    Please could you also give us a breakdown each of the individual ambulance codes you've used to answer our questions, i.e. the codes the ambulance service would use to categorise mental health crises.

    Please find attached the spread sheet FOI – 22068. Please note the determinant codes used for this request are shown in the attachment but due to the nature of our triage system do not necessarily mean the patient is in a mental health crisis.

     
  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    • Calls
    • Emergency Operations
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