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Compulsorily Detained Mental Patients

Volume 478: debated on Thursday 26 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people were detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and related legislation in England in each of the last four years for which figures are available, broken down by (a) region and (b) primary care trust. (212673)

The information requested is not held centrally.

However, such information as is available is contained in the following table:

Numbers of formal admissions to national health service facilities and independent hospitals registered to detain patients under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation in England in each of the last four years for which figures are available, broken down by region

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Q30

North East strategic health authority (SHA)

1,184

1,197

1,144

1,126

Q31

North West SHA

3,509

3,359

3,414

3,498

Q32

Yorkshire and the Humber SHA

1,965

2,049

2,130

2,160

Q33

East Midlands SHA

1,766

2,075

2,122

2,017

Q34

West Midlands SHA

2,773

2,905

2,944

2,834

Q35

East Of England SHA

2,372

2,340

2,411

2,885

Q36

London SHA

6,245

6,300

6,577

6,218

Q37

South East Coast SHA

2,144

2,141

2,103

2,115

Q38

South Central SHA

1,858

2,004

2,117

1,913

Q39

South West SHA

2,419

2,262

2,184

2,357

Other unclassified providers

183

207

592

Total

26,235

26,815

27,353

27,715

Source:

Hospital Episode Statistics: KP90