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Contrasting ways of delivering adult psychiatric services

  • Catherine MacKirdy (a1)
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In the mid-1990s the established pattern for adult psychiatric services in the Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand was an in-patient/out-patient split. Psychiatrists either worked full-time on the in-patient unit or did only out-patient work.

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Contrasting ways of delivering adult psychiatric services

  • Catherine MacKirdy (a1)
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