AU: Mental health group questions using tracking devices on patients

Isobel Roe:

A mental health expert says a trial of GPS tracking devices on some Townsville mental health patients is likening them to criminals.

The West Moreton health service was the first in Queensland to trial the ankle devices.

Legislation in Queensland allows tracking devices to be fitted to the ankles of mental health patients who are under a court order.

Read more on ABC (AU).

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