Closure of Acute Detox Ward – Loss of Services

The closure of the Rozelle Hospital’s acute drug and alcohol wards has drastically reduced the availability of beds to treat patients with drug addiction and alcohol-related illnesses, Shadow Minister for Mental Health Greg Aplin said today. “The drug and alcohol…

Emergency Department stretched to breaking point

Following is an overview of the current situation at Prince of Wales emergency department: – 5 scheduled psychiatric patients in the Emergency Department. A scheduled patient by law is not allowed to be discharged from the hospital because they pose…