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Grangewood: New mental health crisis unit opens in Londonderry

17 December 2013 Last updated at 14:04 GMT

A new, purpose-built mental health 'crisis unit' in Londonderry has been officially opened by Health Minister Edwin Poots.

Grangewood has been built at a cost of £10.8m at Clooney Road in the city.

The new unit will provide acute mental health care for in-patients. It has 30 en-suite bedrooms, six of which are psychiatric intensive care beds.

Keiron Tourish reports.