Activities of Irish psychiatric hospitals and units 1993

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/242221
Title:
Activities of Irish psychiatric hospitals and units 1993
Authors:
Keogh, Fiona; Walsh, Dermot; Duffy, Annette
Publisher:
Health Research Board (HRB)
Issue Date:
Dec-1994
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/242221
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The National Psychiatric In-patient Reporting System (NPIRS) was established in 1963 to provide information on the activities of the inpatient psychiatric service. Annual reports detailing the activities of Irish psychiatric hospitals and units have been published since 1965, initially under the auspices of the Medico-Social Research Board and, since 1986, by its successor, the Health Research Board. This report provides cross-sectional data on admissions to and discharges from psychiatric hospitals and units across the country. These data are presented in four ways: for the country as a whole, by health board area, by individual hospital and by hospital type. A range of classificatory variables is used in presenting the data i.e. gender, age, marital status, socio-economic group, legal status, diagnosis and length of stay. Selected findings and trends are commented on. This report represents one facet of the work carried out by the Mental Health Section of the HRB. As part of its epidemiological work in the mental health area, the Health Research Board maintains a Psychiatric Case Register which covers the counties of Roscommon and Westmeath, and in association with St. Loman's Hospital Dublin, a case register which covers the West Dublin area. In addition the Health Research Board carries out decennial censuses of the psychiatric inpatient population. A complete listing of ongoing publications from the Mental Health Section of the Health Research Board is given in Appendix 2.
Keywords:
PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS; ACTIVITY DATA
ISSN:
03322602

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorKeogh, Fionaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorWalsh, Dermoten_GB
dc.contributor.authorDuffy, Annetteen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-10T10:10:03Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-10T10:10:03Z-
dc.date.issued1994-12-
dc.identifier.issn03322602-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/242221-
dc.descriptionThe National Psychiatric In-patient Reporting System (NPIRS) was established in 1963 to provide information on the activities of the inpatient psychiatric service. Annual reports detailing the activities of Irish psychiatric hospitals and units have been published since 1965, initially under the auspices of the Medico-Social Research Board and, since 1986, by its successor, the Health Research Board. This report provides cross-sectional data on admissions to and discharges from psychiatric hospitals and units across the country. These data are presented in four ways: for the country as a whole, by health board area, by individual hospital and by hospital type. A range of classificatory variables is used in presenting the data i.e. gender, age, marital status, socio-economic group, legal status, diagnosis and length of stay. Selected findings and trends are commented on. This report represents one facet of the work carried out by the Mental Health Section of the HRB. As part of its epidemiological work in the mental health area, the Health Research Board maintains a Psychiatric Case Register which covers the counties of Roscommon and Westmeath, and in association with St. Loman's Hospital Dublin, a case register which covers the West Dublin area. In addition the Health Research Board carries out decennial censuses of the psychiatric inpatient population. A complete listing of ongoing publications from the Mental Health Section of the Health Research Board is given in Appendix 2.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Research Board (HRB)en_GB
dc.subjectPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALSen_GB
dc.subjectACTIVITY DATAen_GB
dc.titleActivities of Irish psychiatric hospitals and units 1993en_GB
dc.typeReporten
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