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Physical Health Care Within Mental Health Services

State government of New South Wales Department of Health, NSW Country Resources Mental Health Service Standards New South Wales 14 May 2009 Policy document mental health care, quality care

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The objectives of this Policy Directive are to:

3.2.1 Establish expected standards for the physical health care of consumers of mental health services (mental health consumers);
3.2.2 Clarify the role of mental health services, and appropriate linkages with other health care providers, in meeting the physical health care needs of mental health consumers;
3.2.3 Develop a consistent, co-ordinated, approach to the physical health care of mental health consumers; and
3.2.4 Improve the physical health care of mental health consumers

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