PERFORMANCE: 2gether Foundation Trust has seen an “unanticipated” increase in referrals to its children and young people’s service.

A report on a meeting of the delivery committee, presented to the mental health trust’s July board meeting, said this was impacting on efforts to reduce the waiting list.

It added: “The committee agreed that this matter was getting increasingly urgent and asked that a formal report setting out the key issues, including the number of extra referrals and additional resources funded by 2gether, be produced and presented at the contract board with commissioners in July, with an update back to the delivery committee in September.”