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Mental Health Services: Sleeping Rough

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 125082, tabled on 18 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people sleeping rough have been supported by the £30 million programme for specialist mental health services set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, in (a) 2019-20, (b) 2020-21 and (c) 2021-22.

Answered on

24 February 2022

Data on access to specialist rough sleeping support services is not currently routinely collected by NHS England and NHS Improvement. However, planned updates to the Mental Health Services Dataset will allow for this to be monitored nationally in the future.