Target met on under-16s in adult wards

June 2009
Community Care;6/4/2009, Issue 1773, p9
The article reports that a key target for child and adolescent mental health services (Camhs) in Great Britain has been hit after figures showed no under-16s were held in adult psychiatric wards in the final quarter of 2008. The Department of Health (DH) figures meet a government target, set in November 2006, to end the practice by November 2008, and show progress from nine months earlier, when under-16s accounted for 133 "bed days".


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