Open access Variations in the costs of child and adolescent psychiatric inpatient units

Jennifer Beecham, Daniel Chisholm, Anne O’Herlihy, Jack Astin (2003)

British Journal of Psychiatry 183 3 220-225


Background Child and adolescent inpatient care is a highly specialised service, ideally requiring planning at a national level but there are no routine data collections specifically for these services.

Aims To estimate unit costs