An Evidence Base for Liaison Psychiatry Services – Guidance

An Evidence Base for Liaison Psychiatry Services - GuidanceThis guidance sets out the evidence gathered from lay people, professionals, commissioners and the literature about what is needed from liaison psychiatry services.

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The aim of this document is to set out clearly the evidence upon which the proposed models for liaison psychiatry are built. As such, each section sets out in a series of bullet points the views of the lay group, the professional group, the commissioners’ group and the evidence from the literature. The subsequent documents, 3 and 4, synthesise this evidence into recommendations and service model specifications for liaison psychiatry.

This guidance is part of a suite of four related documents, each with increasing levels of detail:

This guidance was commissioned by the Strategic Clinical Network for Mental Health, Dementia and Neurological Conditions South West.