Mental health shake-up: patients moving into the community

MENTAL health patients will be moved from Bloomfield into the community in a bid to provide better outcomes for people with a mental illness.

Western NSW Local Health District (LHD) director of operations Lindsey Gough said a review of mental health services at Bloomfield revealed Orange had the highest concentration of acute and non-acute mental health in-patients in regional Australia.

Read more at the Central Western Daily.