Memo - Transport of Psychiatric Patients
Medical Director Directive
Transport of Psychiatric Patients
May 17, 2010
Effective Immediately . . . this directive rescinds the directive of April 12, 2010 . . .
For the transport of psychiatric patients, the following criteria will be used:
- A stable Baker Act patient without substantial medical issues . . . . . will be transported to SSH
- A Baker Act patient with medical issues . . . will be transported to the nearest facility
South Seminole Hospital has a new CEO, this has been discussed with him by Dr. Parekh and the above is what they determined to be the criteria to be utilized.