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Data Provider: Welsh Government Section 135 and 136 Detentions by local health board, first place of safety, conveyance method to first place of safety and quarter
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Conveyance method to first place of safety 1[Filter]
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Mental Health Act Section 1[Filter]
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First Place of Safety 1
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Click here to sortA&EClick here to sortHealth based place of safetyClick here to sortPolice stationClick here to sortOtherClick here to sortNot recorded
[Collapse]Wales532958.4360
WalesBetsi Cadwaladr University Health Board19711..91
Powys Teaching Health Board.7...7
Hywel Dda University Health Board6314..41
Swansea Bay University Health Board826..135
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board625..334
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board11513..65
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board384...87

Metadata

Title
Detentions Under Section 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act

Last update
3 September 2020 3 September 2020

Next update
3 December 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Removal of a Suspected Mentally Disordered Person to a Place of Safety (s.135 and s.136 Mental Health Act) Data Collection, Welsh Government

Contact email
hss.performance@gov.wales

Designation
None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local health boards

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
Quarterly data on the number of Section 135 and 136 detentions in Wales by age, gender, ethnicity, place of safety and outcome of assessment.

Data collection and calculation
This information is included in the related quality report - see web link.

Frequency of publication
Quarterly

Data reference periods
April 2019 onwards

Users, uses and context
This information is included in the related quality report - see web link.

Revisions information
This information is included in the related quality report - see web link.

Statistical quality
This information is included in the related quality report - see web link.

Weblinks
The quality report can be found on the following web link: https://gov.wales/detentions-under-section-135-and-136-mental-health-act

Keywords
Mental Health, NHS, Police, Age, Gender, Ethnicity