Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health in Suffolk

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Report title 
Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health in Suffolk
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Suffolk
Date of publication 
Monday, 11 February, 2019
Date evidence capture began 
Monday, 7 May, 2018
Date evidence capture finished 
Tuesday, 31 July, 2018
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Communication between staff and patients
Diagnosis
Digitalisation of services
Engagement
Health promotion
Health protection
Information providing
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Quality of care
Quality of treatment
Staff attitudes
Staff training
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-4509

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Survey
How was the information collected? 
Survey
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Mental health services 
Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)
Community services 
Other

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
7088
Age group 
All people under the age of 18
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Specific ethnicity if known 
All
Sexual orientation 
NA
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
No
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Mixed

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
No

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.