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Facilities for child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)

Welsh Health Building Note 03-02

Facilities for child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)

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Welsh Health Building Note


Focuses on the design of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) accommodation for those aged up to 18 years.


This guidance is based on HBN 03-02 'Facilities for child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)' (Department of Health, 2017). To be read in conjunction with WHBN 03-01 'Adult acute mental health units'. Read with 'WHBN 03-02 Supplement A - Facilities for child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) case studies.' WHBN 03-02 is also supplied with other supporting information on the NWSSP website but due to format this cannot be delivered through the Construction Information Service: Schedule of accommodation, Quality of life checklist and Stakeholder needs checklist.


Publisher History

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership provide advice to the Welsh Government on strategic issues and support to the NHS on the delivery of their operational plans.



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