Date lodged: 6 December 2016
To ask the Scottish Government how many psychiatric patients have been registered in each year since 2004, also broken down by NHS board.
Answered by: Maureen Watt 14 December 2016
ISD publish a quarterly report on the number of people who have started treatment for Psychological Therapies as well as Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, this data is provided by the NHS in Scotland and is published online at: http://www.isdscotland.org/Publications/. This information has been published quarterly since August 2013 and includes a breakdown by boards as well as Scotland wide figure. Latest published figures for the quarter ending September 2016 show that a total of 11,138 people started treatment for Psychological Therapies in Scotland in Quarter 3 of 2016.