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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.


  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Rajotte L. Who is in our Hospitals.and why? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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