Mental Health Services: Children

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered am ar 16 Mai 2024.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Lord Sikka Lord Sikka Llafur

To ask His Majesty's Government how many children under the age of 11 are currently being provided with help with their mental health.

Photo of Lord Markham Lord Markham The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

At the end of February 2024, there were 222,448 people aged under 11 years old who had an open referral, of which: 93,385 have had at least one direct care contact, with a direct contact being defined as a contact recorded in the MHS201 Care Contact table of the Mental Health Services Dataset (MHSDS); 90,942 have had at least one attended direct care contact, with an attended direct contact being defined as a contact recorded in the MHS201 Care Contact table of the MHSDS, where the person was either recorded as attending on time and being seen, or attending late but still being seen.

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