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Mental Health inpatients: prescribed anti-depressants, admissions, funding and complaints

Re Mental Health Prescriptions:

  • The number of antidepressant prescriptions handed out at the DHB each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The number of people prescribed anti-depressants under the DHB  each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The number of antipsychotic prescriptions handed out at the DHB each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The number of people prescribed antipsychotic prescriptions under the DHB  each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The number of admissions to the adult mental health inpatient unit each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The total amount of DHB funds allocated to the adult mental health inpatient each year for the last five years (January - December 2016 to January 2020 - YTD), with brief detail of what the money was being spent on each year.
  • The number of complaints relating to mental health care each year for the last five years (January - December 2016 to January 2020 - YTD), with a brief description of each complaint.
  • Also, a breakdown of the number of these complaints that were investigated.

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Mental health incidents in quarantine facilities

Incident reports of mental health incidents in MIQ facilities, advice to ministers on mental health in MIQ and learnings from mental health incidents in MIQ.

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Cost of inpatient forensic ward

What is the total cost for the Inpatient Residential care and treatment provided for patient detained indefinitely, being found 'Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity'.

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Information about Eating Disorder Services

  • The pathway to access specialised eating disorder care within the DHB.
  • Broken down by age and sex, the current number of people awaiting treatment for eating disorders via that pathway - i.e. through the DHB mental health team, or specialist treatment facility.
  • The number of people admitted to hospital with an eating disorder or a suspected eating disorder, broken down by name of facility, age and sex, between January 1, 2010 and December 31 2020.
  • The number of people who have accessed specialised eating disorder services between January 1 2020 and December 31 2020, by inpatient or outpatient status, sex and age.
  • If not available within the DHB catchment area, where can patients access publicly funded, specialised eating disorder care?
  • If eating disorder treatment services are contracted out and / or delivered by primary health care providers, please provide the name of the organisation delivering the service.

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Mental Health Services

For the last six years:

  • What mental health services does your DHB provide?
    • Please provide details of inpatient facilities and number of beds per facility, and whether facilities are currently used at capacity.
    • Please provide details of outpatient services and services contracted to community providers.
  • What addiction services does your DHB provide?
    • Please provide details of inpatient facilities and number of beds per facility and whether facilities are currently used at capacity.
    • Please provide details of outpatient services and services contracted to community providers.
  • How many people do you treat on average every year in your mental health services?
    • Please provide a breakdown by inpatient and outpatient services.
  • How many people do you treat on average every year in your addiction services?
    • Please provide a breakdown by inpatient and outpatient services.
  • How many people are currently waiting for mental health treatment after they have been through an initial triage process?
    • What is the average wait time to access services?
    • What is the longest time someone can wait?
    • Please provide breakdown by inpatient/outpatient services.
  • How many people are currently waiting for addiction treatment after they have been through an initial triage process?
    • What is the average wait time to access services?
    • What is the longest time someone can wait?
    • Please provide breakdown by inpatient/outpatient services.
  • What is the process while patients wait to access addiction and/or mental health treatment?
  • How many patients died after they were triaged but before receiving addiction or mental health treatment in the last six years?
    • Are you able to provide the cause of death for each person who died?

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Mental Health Ombudsman Reports

  • Mental Health Unit data: name, location and number of beds for each mental health and intellectual disability unit (this includes forensic units)
  • All reports carried out by the Ombudsman in the past five years on any one of these units.
  • For each unit, please provide:
    • the occupancy data for the 12 months ending November 30
    • strategies your DHB employs to house and care for people in mental health and intellectual disability units if there are too few beds
    • most recent engineering/building report for each of your mental health and intellectual disability units again, this includes forensic units
    • self-assessment data collected by your DHB and submitted to the Ministry of Health for each of your mental health and intellectual disability units

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Number and cost of ACC claims for Specialist Mental Health Services staff

Number and cost of ACC claims for Specialist Mental Health Services (SMHS) staff as result of physical assault, and staff leave taken.

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Māori and Non-Māori Mental Health Services

For Māori and non-Māori referred to MH Services: referral numbers for each service, psychiatric diagnoses / how many engaged with a psychologist / number prescribed medication.

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Māori Non-Māori Mental Health Services

  • How many non-Māori are currently on a waitlist for psychological intervention with a psychologist?
  • Māori specific MH - Criteria for acceptance into service?
  • Number of referrals 2019/20 FY?
  • Referrals for each service / diagnosis?
  • Referrals accepted in absence of psychiatric diagnosis?
  • Referral declined and reasons?

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Psychotherapists employed by Canterbury DHB 2018-2019

Psychotherapists employed by the DHB and CPD budget and spend 2018 and 2019.

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Occupancy of The Princess Margaret Hospital

Number of people, staff and patients who currently occupy The Princess Margaret Hospital

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Transgender Mental Health Patients

*Number of mental health inpatient facility beds at DHB by name of facility. *Number of people admitted as mental health inpatients who identify as transgender or gender diverse in the last 12 months. *total number of people admitted as mental health inpatients in the last 12 months

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Bias in the health system

Bias in the health system, relating to emergency department and mental health services.

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Lithium toxicity

Does the DHB hold statistics of patients presenting/admitted to hospital with Lithium Toxicity?

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Mental Health Patients: AWOL, suicide, adverse events

How many patients detained under the Mental Health Act: AWOL, suicide, disappeared, suffered an adverse event etc.

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Waitlist for detox addiction services

Number of people who were put on a waitlist to access detox and rehab addiction services each year over past four years.

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Phone calls mental health crisis team

Number of phone calls to the mental health crisis team over past five years.

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Information about SMHS Regional mental health services

South Island regional specialist mental health services: A list of services? Total annual usage for each? Total annual budget? Usage by people resident Southern DHB? Info re non-inpatient service offered

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External reviews of Specialist Mental Health 2016-2018

Regarding external review of Specialist Mental Health Service between January 2016 and November 2018.

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CAMHS Whanau disclosure policy

Information about Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) whanau disclosure policy when involved with a young person.

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Substance Addiction Compulsory Assessment Treatment Act

Information about people placed in Nova Star for the purposes of treatment under the Substance Addiction Compulsory Assessment and Treatment Act.

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Patients treated at a mental health facility for methamphetamine and synthetic cannabis

Number of patients treated at mental health facility methamphetamine and synthetic cannabis last five years.

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Information about the restructure of Te Korowai Atawhai

The relevant documentation, submissions and assorted material relating to the proposed restructuring of Te Korowai Atawhai.

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Use of restraints

Please provide data about the use of restraints in the Canterbury DHB for both Emergency and mental health services and identify the service associated with this data.

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Intellectual disability service

Letter of concern sent to Ministry of Health re Intellectual Disability Service. Correspondence with Ministry of Health.

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Psychologists employed by Canterbury DHB

How many psychologists are in paid employment within the various DHBs inpatient mental health services.

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Mental Health Inpatient deaths

Number of patients in your inpatient mental health units have died in the past year while being in the ward/unit?

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Health response to terror attacks

Information about the health response to the terror attacks in Christchurch during March 2019.

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Canterbury Wellbeing and Mental Health Recovery Plan

Copy of draft wellbeing and mental health plan to respond to the Christchurch Mosque attacks.

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Reportable events for mental health

All reportable event briefs for the last three years for mental health.

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Incidents of patient seclusion or restraint

Incidents of seclusion or restraint within 48 hours of violent incident.

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Patients prescribed anti-depressants 2018

The number of patients prescribed anti-depressants in 2018 by DHB. Age and gender.

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Staff assaults at Hillmorton Hospital

Staff assaults at Hillmorton Hospital over last three years

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Chief Ombudsman’s 2014 report on the Te Whare Manaaki Unit

Request for a copy of the Chief Ombudsman’s 2014 report on the Te Whare Manaaki Unit.

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SMHS bipolar disorder referrals and treatment

Information about people diagnosed with bipolar disorder by Specialist Mental Health Services (SMHS).

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SMHS patient locked in maintenance shed overnight

Information about the Specialist Mental Health Services incident involving a patient at Hillmorton Hospital being locked overnight in a maintenance shed in December 2018.

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Maternal Mental Health

Maternal Mental Health Care: Number of live births, funding dedicated to this, dedicated team, How many women did the service see / treat in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

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Brief Intervention Counselling Funding

How much funding does your DHB receive or allocate directly through Primary Health Organisations for Brief Intervention Counselling BICs

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Audits for Mental Health services past four years

Details of any issues based audits or investigations into mental health services in your DHB area carried out,  commissioned or provided to the DHB for the past four years.

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