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Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 191398, tabled on 14 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much his Department has spent on CAMHS in-patient services in each of the last five years; and what proportion of that spend is received by private providers.

Answered on

19 November 2018

The following table shows total child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) expenditure for the last five years split by type of provider. The information relates to Tier 4 specialised mental health beds for children and young people, aged 13-18, commissioned by NHS England. CAMHS Tier 4 includes general inpatient care and specialised eating disorders services. These figures will include very small elements of non-in-patient services as we are unable to detail spend on inpatients only.

CAMHS Expenditure

Expenditure at Independent Sector (IS) Providers on CAMHS

Expenditure at National Health Service Providers on CAMHS

Expenditure at IS Providers on CAMHS

Expenditure at NHS Providers on CAMHS

£ million

£ million

£ million

%

%

2013/14

252.0

122.0

130.0

48%

52%

2014/15

279.6

120.3

159.3

43%

57%

2015/16

319.1

136.6

182.5

43%

57%

2016/17

341.5

156.4

185.1

46%

54%

2017/18

355.2

156.5

198.7

44%

56%

Spend in Independent Sector providers in 2017/18 totalled £156.5 million.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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