Due to a technical error, incorrect results were published for Indicator 5. This was rectified on 17 April 2012 and the correct results are now shown. We apologise for this error.
Mental Health Minimum Dataset (MHMDS) is a regular return of data from providers of NHS funded adult secondary mental health services, produced during in the course of delivering services to patients. Providers currently submit data every quarter. From Quarter 1 2011/12, a new version of MHMDS (version 4) includes new data items and is processed using a new system. Some of the changes have been introduced to support the implementation of of Payment by Results for mental health.