Friday, July 22, 2011

48 GPs now treating mental illness

MORE general practitioners (GPs) are caring for mental patients transferred to them from the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) under a move to involve primary-care doctors in managing mental illnesses in the community.
Forty-eight GPs are now monitoring 1,060 such patients, up from 2009 figures, when 34 doctors were tracking 560 patients. 
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