Hospital Episode Statistics and Mental Health minimum data set – April 2014


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There are approximately 0.99 million individuals who are recorded as being users of adult mental health services (within MHMDS) during April 2014.

Of these, approximately 0.97 million MH service users are aged 18 or over¹ and can be linked to HES, of this subset in April 2014:

    • it is estimated that around 59,000 (or 6 per cent) had at least one inpatient episode of
      care
    • it is estimated that around 249,000 (or 26 per cent) had at least one outpatient
      appointment
    • it is estimated that around 74,000 (or 8 per cent) had at least one A&E attendance
    • it is estimated that around 304,000 (or 31 per cent) accessed at least one hospital
      service (inpatient episodes of care, outpatients appointment or A&E attendance)