Publication

Mental Health Bulletin 2017-18 Annual Report

This is part of

Official statistics, Experimental statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Mental Health Trusts, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, Regions, Local Authorities
Date Range:
01 Apr 2006 to 31 Mar 2018

Summary

This publication provides the most detailed picture available of people who used NHS funded secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services in England during the financial year 2017-18.

All the analysis included in this publication can be found in the reference data tables, and in the associated machine-readable data file. Information you need to know about the quality of these statistics and how they can be interpreted can be found in the main report. An interactive report is also available allowing you to explore some statistics in further detail.

Demographic analysis (age, gender, ethnicity and Index of Multiple Deprivation) is presented for 2017-18. Please consult previous editions of this publication series for demographic analysis for previous years. All annual and monthly publications relating to uses of mental health, learning disabilities and autism services can be found in the related links below.

Please Note: There are methodological differences between the derivation of CCGs (and subsequently STPs and Regions) within the Mental Health Bulletin publication and the Mental Health Services Monthly Statistics publication. Where there are data quality issues, records are more likely to be mapped to an unknown CCG in the Mental Health Bulletin. NHS Digital is reviewing the methodology for deriving CCGs across all its Mental Health publications and will communicate future methodology changes and implications to users.

Key Facts

  • 2,510,745 people were known to be in contact with secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services at some point in the year. 525,326 of these were under 18 years of age.
  • This means that 4.5% of people in England were known to be in contact with secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services during this year.
  • 4.1% (103,952) of people known to be in contact with secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services spent time in hospital as part of being in contact with these services during 2017-18.

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