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Transport of People Who are Mentally Ill

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2005_139

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Transport
Clinical/ Patient Services - Mental Health

Summary
Provision of escort etc when transporting mentally ill patients by Ambulance.

Date of Publication: 25 January 2005

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations - Non Declared, Community Health Centres, Divisions of General Practice, Environmental Health Officers of Local Councils, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service, NSW Dept of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres, Private Nursing Homes, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Distributed to: Public Health System, Community Health Centres , Divisions of General Practice, Environmental Health Officers of Local Councils, Government Medical Officers, Health Professional Associations and Related Organisations, NSW Ambulance Service , NSW Department of Health, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Private Nursing Homes

Review Date: 25 January 2010

File No: 97/205

Previous reference: 98/119

Issue Date: 23 December 1998

Status: Active

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Transport of People Who are Mentally Ill

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