Department of Health publish Mental Health Community Teams activity data

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The Department of Health have published the quarterly Mental Health Community Teams activity data for 2010-11 and 2011-12 quarter 1.

The data consists of a number of spreadsheets and a document available for download from the DH website.

The main findings were:

2010-11

  • During 2010-11 10,311 new cases of psychosis were served by Early Intervention (EI) teams.
  • In 2010-11 97.2% of patients under adult mental illness specialties on Care Programme Approach (CPA) were followed up within 7 days of discharge from psychiatric inpatient care.
  • In 2010-11 97.4% of admissions to psychiatric inpatient wards were gate kept by Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) teams.

2011-12 Quarter 1

  • In Quarter 1 of 2011-12 2,667 new cases of psychosis were served by EI teams.
  • In Quarter 1 of 2011-12 96.6% of patients under adult mental illness specialties on CPA were followed up within 7 days of discharge from psychiatric inpatient care.
  • In Quarter 1 of 2011-12 97.1% of admissions to psychiatric inpatient wards were gate kept by CRHT teams.

Mental Health Community Teams Activity. Department of Health, August 2011.

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