This is how many children have been admitted to hospital in Nottinghamshire for mental health issues or self-harm

Shocking new government figures have revealed the amount of children admitted to hospital in Nottinghamshire for mental health issues or self-harm.

Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 1:10 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 1:13 pm
Notts health profile

The Nottinghamshire Child Health Profile report by Public Health England looks at a range of areas include the number of teenage mothers, family homelessness, and obesity in children. It then compares the county data with national data and also looks at trends over previous years to see if things are improving, staying the same or getting worse. Find the report in full here.

In 2017/18, there were 125 hospital admissions in Nottinghamshire for children aged between 0 and 17 for mental health conditions. This is an average of 75.5 per 100,000, lower than the England average.
In 2017/18, there were 651 hospital admissions in Nottinghamshire as a result of self-harm. The average across England is 421.

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The number of obese children in Nottinghamshire aged between 4 and 5 in 2017/18 was 857, while the number of obese children aged between 10 and 11 was 1,613.
Between 2015 and 2017, there were 76 children killed or seriously injured on the roads in Nottinghamshire.
The report shows there were 54 teenage mothers in Nottinghamshire in 2017/18.
The number of children in care in Nottinghamshire has increased. There were 795 children in care in the county in 2018.
The latest figures, for 2016, showed there were 21,740 children in low income families in Nottinghamshire, which is a decrease on previous years.
There were 461 statutory homeless households with dependent children or pregnant women in Nottinghamshire in 2017/18. This is an average of 1.3 per 100,000 population, lower than the national average.
Figures for the number of admission episodes for alcohol-specific conditions and hospital admissions due to substance misuse in Nottinghamshire were not available.