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Mental Health Services: Greater Manchester

Volume 459: debated on Thursday 3 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was provided in unweighted allocated funds per head of population for mental health services in (a) Trafford and (b) Salford in the last 12 months. (135665)

Separate allocations are not made for mental health services. It is for each primary care trust (PCT) to determine what proportion of the resources allocated to it are spent on commissioning mental health services and on the other health care needs of their local populations.

The latest allocations made to the Salford and Trafford PCTs are set out in the following table.

£ million

2006-07

2007-08

Salford

346.8

374.6

Trafford

275.4

299.5

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average time was between referral and first appointment for primary care psychological services in (a) Trafford and (b) Salford in the last 12 months. (135667)