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Mental Health Services: Kent

Question for Department of Health

UIN 218338, tabled on 11 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on how many occasions and at what cost patients who were admitted to psychiatric facilities run by Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust were placed out of area in the last year.

Answered on

16 December 2014

We are advised by the NHS Trust Development Agency that in the last year, 356 service users were placed in out of area beds a total of 438 times, at a cost of £5,671,000.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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