National Minimum Standards for Psychiatric Intensive Care Units for Young People September 2015 – PDF Now Available for Download

NAPICU is proud to publish these inaugural standards for care delivered in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs) for young people. The increasing use of all types of mental health service by patients under the age of 18 years has received national attention in recent years. The clinical challenges presented by young people cared for in PICUs, and the variability of service provision, underlines the need for agreed and standardised care for the young people in such restrictive environments….

 

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