BOND clinic opens in Melbourne
Updated May 23, 2018 07:50:07 A CBD clinic is opening to help the mentally ill, pregnant women and anyone else in need.
Key points:Bond Clinic is opening in Melbourne, but it is only open to the publicA sign up sheet is being provided to the patientsThe clinic will be staffed by a psychiatrist and nurseA nurse will be on site every 30 minutesA sign-up sheet is available for the people who need itThe Bond Clinic, located in the CBD, is expected to open on Wednesday.
It is the first CBD mental health facility to open since 2015, and it will be managed by the Mental Health Commission of Victoria (MHCV).MHCVs chief executive Catherine Tregenza said the CBD would be a safe, well-equipped and well-staffed community centre.
“This clinic is the ideal facility to meet the needs of the mentally disabled and vulnerable individuals in Melbourne and we will be taking care of them for as long as they need,” Ms Tregesa said.
“We are working to ensure we can offer the same level of care as any other community mental health service in Victoria, with the same standards of care.”
Topics:mental-health,psychiatry,disorders-and-disorders,mental-behaviour,health,health-policy,australiaFirst posted May 22, 2018 08:20:27