QuEDS Guide for Community Mental Health Clinicians
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Effective ED management requires close collaboration between clinicians working in psychiatric, medical and community settings. The overarching principle that guides the management of patients with eating disorders within Queensland Health (QH) is that patients have access to the level of health service as determined by their medical and mental health needs. Individuals have the right to access medical and mental health services across the continuum of care including community, inpatient and specialist services (National Eating Disorders Collaboration; NEDC, National Practice Standards, 2012).
The QuEDS guide provides eight overarching principles which should guide clinical practice in the community setting.
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