More than just a bed: Mental health service users' experiences of self-referral admission

Bidragsytere
Publiseringsår
2016
Avdeling
Napha
​Several community mental health centres and mental hospitals in Norway now allow users with a diagnosis of severe mental illness to self-refer for admission. This give a group of service users who are well-known to service providers the opportunity to refer themselves for short inpatient stays without contacting their doctor, a duty doctor or emergency department. Evidence on self-referral admissions is lacking. ​