Analysis

Grenfell: Residents’ contacts with the NHS

The number and nature of Grenfell-related patient contacts with the NHS to date

The number and nature of Grenfell-related patient contacts with the NHS to date


Staff deal with cases at the NHS Single Point of Access call centre. Picture: David Gee

  • Screening for PTSD has been provided for 822 adults who have been identified as having urgent need. There are 401 adults having treatment and 38 adults who have completed treatment.
  • A quarter of the adults referred to Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (201) have declined screening and/or treatment.
  • Since the date of the fire, 1,739 GP consultations involving 925 patients have been coded as Grenfell-related. This includes all the screening appointments.
  • As of 27 November, GPs had referred 16 people to the Grenfell specialist respiratory clinics. All these patients have pre-existing conditions such as COPD and asthma, which may have been exacerbated by stress.
  • To date, 173 children and young people affected by the fire have been referred to child and adolescent mental health services. 

Source: Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

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