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Safety, privacy and dignity in mental health units. Guidance on mixed sex accommodation for mental health services

Safety, privacy and dignity in mental health units. Guidance on mixed sex accommodation for mental health services

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Outlines the practical steps which NHS staff should take to ensure the safety, privacy and dignity of patients, and suggests good practice for building design. Considers topics including the safety of residential settings, trust-wide philosophy, ward environment and culture, and patients with special needs.


This document is no longer available from the original publisher therefore the status is unconfirmed.


Publisher History

The NHS Executive ceased to exist on 1 April 2002.



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