Term: Psychiatric Unit

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2013-10-04


A designated unit within a hospital that allocates beds for patients with mental health disorders. In Manitoba, these include the Psychiatric Extended Treatment Unit in Grace General Hospital and the Forensic Psychiatry Unit in Health Sciences Centre.


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