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Liaison Psychiatry 08:00- 02:00hrs 7 days per week 365 days a year

Older Adult Liaison Service 08:30-16:30 Monday- Friday, Saturday/Sunday 10:00-15:00

The Liaison Psychiatry provides mental health assessments and support in both the Emergency Department and inpatient wards. 

The team carry out face to face assessments of needs and risk using a bio-psychosocial model in line with best practice from the Royal college of Psychiatrists and NICE recommendations.

They assess, plan and deliver timely interventions for patients who have mental health problems and are over the age of 16. They also provide training to hospital staff on a range of topics relating to mental health