FOI 6306 - Operations cancelled

Date: 08 October 2020 to 08 October 2023

  1. What is the Trust’s target waiting time for a child or young person experiencing their first episode of psychosis to start assessment after being referred to a specialist mental health service at the Trust?
  2. How many children and young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis were referred to the Trust for assessment in 2019/20?
  3. On average, how long did children and young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis wait for their assessment to start after being referred in 2019/20? 
  4. How many children and young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis who have been referred to the Trust are currently waiting to start their assessment?
  • Request ID:
    6306
  • Category:
    Clinical - Service Activity Data
  • Response:

    October 2020

    Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

    The information you have requested is as follows:

    1. What is the Trust’s target waiting time for a child or young person experiencing their first episode of psychosis to start assessment after being referred to a specialist mental health service at the Trust?

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust regret that we are unable to respond to your request as the Trust does not provide mental health services.  All Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are provided by Sussex NHS Foundation Trust and is called NELFT Medway Young Persons’ Wellbeing Service (YPWS). They will be provided by NELFT NHS Foundation Trust. The service is for all young people aged 0 - 18 years old.  NELFT NHS Foundation Trust can be contacted via their website at:  http://www.nelft.nhs.uk/

    1. How many children and young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis were referred to the Trust for assessment in 2019/20? N/A
    2. On average, how long did children and young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis wait for their assessment to start after being referred in 2019/20?N/A
    3. How many children and young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis who have been referred to the Trust are currently waiting to start their assessment? N/A