Freedom of Information - Psychological Therapies

Do you provide a Community eating disorders service for Adults?

Yes

What is the local catchment area of your Adult community eating disorders service?

Liverpool and Sefton

What are the minimum and maximum (if applicable) ages that your Adult community eating disorders service will provide treatment for?

Age 16 and over

Please state the GP-registered population (age 18+ years old) for the area covered by your Adult community eating disorders service, as it was on the dates below:

31 March 2017
31 March 2018

Referrals are accepted from GP’s or other medical practitioners but Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust cannot say how many people living within the service’s catchment area are registered with a GP.  Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust serves more than 11 million people.

This information would have to be obtained from the Clinical Commissioning Groups, please see the relevant emails below for your reference.

foi@liverpoolccg.nhs.uk   southseftonccg.foi@nhs.net

Please complete the table below, regarding the caseload of your Adult community eating disorders service at the dates specified:

 

Caseload (accepted referrals) at your Adult community eating disorders service

Dates

Size of caseload (number of patients)

At: 31st March 2017

108

At: 31st March 2018

112

 

Please complete the table below, regarding referral to start of treatment waiting times for outpatient psychological intervention at your Adult community eating disorders service.

  • Eating Disorder Contacts are based in Community rather than Outpatients. Changed criteria to Community.

Referral to start of treatment waiting times - Adult community eating disorders service

Please measure this as the length of time between the referral being received by the service and the date of the second appointment.

 · Due to the requirement for the second Eating Disorder contact, tests those on Eating Disorder caseload for referrals within period.  Then ascertains next "Psychological Intervention" contact intervention which is NOT the  first, referral wait ending, contact.

Year/Wait

< 4 weeks

4-10 weeks

11-17 weeks

18-24 weeks

Over 24 weeks

N/A
(Still waiting)

Mean average waiting time

Median average waiting time

Number of patients added to the caseload during 2016/2017

2

1

2

3

14

23

4.4

2.5

Number of patients added to the caseload during 2017/2018

1

2

6

7

1

9

3.4

4

 

NB these patients are technically already on the Eating Disorder Caseload.  This question has been read as 'waiting ' for a specific type of intervention for those already on the caseload.

NB Tests for occurrences of specific Contact Interventions does not calculate if 'Psychological Intervention' is required as 'next' action.

 

Please state the total workforce (in WTE) working at your Adult community eating disorders service as it was on the dates below:

Please include staff in post and bank and agency staff which were working on those dates.

31 March 2017 – 12.02 WTE

31 March 2018 – 9.11 WTE

1 Consultant Lead Psychotherapist/Head of Service (part-time)
5 Clinical Psychologists (2 full- time, 3 part-time)
4 CBT therapists (all part-time)
1 Psychological Therapy Practitioners (part-time)
1 Assistant Psychologist (full-time)

The Trust has Trainee Clinical Psychologists who come on placement from University for either six months or a year. These can range from 1st to 3rd year students and are always supervised by a Clinical Psychologist whilst on placement.  This is a rolling programme of one or two trainees on rotation.


What was the a) average and b) longest length of stay for patients discharged in 2016/17 for each of the following bed types?

 Adult Acute

Older Adult Acute

PICU (male and female)

Children and Adolescent – Mersey Care NHS Foundation does not provide a CAMH service.  A request would need to be made to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.

Financial Year

Service Group

Avg Length of Stay Days

2016/17

Adult Mental Health

41

2016/17

Older Peoples MH

73

2016/17

PICU

34

 

Financial Year

Service Group

Longest Length of Stay Days

2016/17

Adult Mental Health

743

2016/17

Older Peoples MH

636

2016/17

PICU

252

What was the a) average and b) longest length of stay for patients discharged in 2017/18 for each of the following bed types?

Adult Acute

Older Adult Acute

PICU (male and female)

Financial Year

Service Group

Avg Length of Stay Days

2017/18

Adult Mental Health

35

2017/18

Older Peoples MH

82

2017/18

PICU

40

 

Financial Year

Service Group

Longest Length of Stay Days

2017/18

Adult Mental Health

1320

2017/18

Older Peoples MH

579

2017/18

PICU

596

In 2016/17, what was the number of beds per 100,000 population in each of the following bed types?

Adult Acute

Older Adult Acute

PICU (male and female)

 

 

Number of beds per 100,000

2016/17

Adult Mental Health

25.22

2016/17

Older Peoples MH

9.17

2016/17

PICU

1.02

Total Registered Population for  the areas requested:

 

 

 

2016/17 - 785,101

 

2017/18 – 787,473

 

       

We serve more than 11 million people, offering specialist inpatient and community services that support mental health, learning disabilities, addictions, brain injuries and physical health, and we are one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

In 2017-18, what was the number of beds per 100,000 population in each of the following bed types?

Adult Acute

Older Adult Acute

PICU (male and female)

 

 

Number of beds per 100,000

2017/18

Adult Mental Health

25.45

2017/18

Older Peoples MH

9.14

2017/18

PICU

1.52

 

In your trust, what was the crude rate of detentions in hospital under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act per 100,000 population in 2016-17?

     

 

Section 2 per 100,000

 

MHA Status

Crude Rate Detentions

2016/17

658

83.81

 

In your trust, what was the crude rate of detentions in hospital under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act per 100,000 population in 2017-18?

 

Section 2 per 100,000

 

MHA Status

Crude Rate Detentions

2017/18

621

78.86

 

In your trust, what was the crude rate of detentions in hospital under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act per 100,000 population in 2016-17?

 

Section 3 per 100,000

 

MHA Status

Crude Rate Detentions

2016/17

625

79.61

 

In your trust, what was the crude rate of detentions in hospital under Section 3 of the Mental Health.

 

 

Section 3 per 100,000

 

MHA Status

Crude Rate Detentions

2017/18

558

70.86