As a percentage of adult patients of SMHS, how many are receiving psychological therapy from a clinical psychologist? For patients who are referred to a clinical psychologist for psychological therapy, how long is it between referral and their first appointment for therapy? How many sessions on average does the patient receive? How many FTE clinical psychologists does your DHB employ? How many FTE vacancies are there for clinical psychologists?
Response from Canterbury DHB
CDHB 9925 Percentage mental health patients receiving psychological therapy.[pdf.249KB]