Children and young people aged under 18 were sent up to 285 miles for mental health care during 2017-18 due to bed shortages in their local area
The ten health authorities whose patients had to travel furthest were ...
Distance, miles
250 miles
NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG 285 miles
NHS Kernow CCG 258
NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCG 243
NHS South Kent Coast CCG 226
NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG 225
NHS South Devon and Torbay CCG 224
NHS Darlington CCG 211
NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG 211
NHS Thanet CCG 208
NHS Sheffield CCG 205