Psychiatrists question plan for PTSD ward

Psychiatrists have raised concerns about a plan to close a veterans’ post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ward in favour of a new research centre.

The idea is to replace the highly regarded Ward 17 at the Repatriation General Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia, with a $15 million “centre for excellence” for PTSD treatment.

Psychiatrists are concerned that the plan, which is part of the state