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Psychiatric and Mental Health Services Operational Policy

Ministry of Health Government of Malaysia Country Resources Mental Health Strategies and Plans Malaysia 21 November 2011 Guidelines inpatient, outpatient, service standards

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This policy document covers key areas of psychiatric service such as organization, human resource and asset requirements as well as patient management, ethics and clinical governance. It is intended to guide mental health care providers, hospital managers and policy makers on the requirement, operation and development of psychiatric services in the hospitals and health clinics in Ministry Of Health, Malaysia. The document outlines the optimal achievable standards in accordance with best practices and guidelines. In hospitals and health clinics where these standards are not fully met, necessary steps need to be taken to meet these standards.

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