The Office of the Chief Psychiatrist has developed a ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ document to assist mental health services to appropriately discharge their duty of care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. These FAQs are intended to assist with clinical translation of the various COVID-19 related statutory requirements and local policies relevant to mental health care.
OCP COVID-19 FAQs for mental health services
(Version 2, published 14/03/22)
Also please note that the Mental Health Infection Control Guidelines have been updated to version 4 (effective 04/03/22) and are now available.
The FAQs, Mental Health Infection Control Guidelines and other directives, guides and information are available online at the Chief Psychiatrist’s COVID-19 Information Hub.