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Digital Subscriptions > Argyllshire Advertiser > 29 July 2016 > Doors close on Argyll’s acute mental health ward

Doors close on Argyll’s acute mental health ward

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AN INTENSIVE psychiatric care unit at Argyll and Bute Hospital has closed its door to new patients.

The unit deals with the most seriously ill patients and the action has been taken, in part, due to a lack of staff. NHS Highland said there is a national problem in recruiting medical staff to rural areas.

The hospital can still be used as a place of safety for up to three days for assessment, but patients will have to leave Argyll if they need further care.

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