Liaison Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine in the General Hospital

This report, ‘Mental Health Policy Implementation Guide: Liaison Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine in the General Hospital‘, focuses on the key components that should be in place within a liaison team if the service is to operate effectively.

The emphasis in this document is on identifying the functions which a liaison psychiatry and psychological medicine service will perform in such a whole system, rather than on specifying the precise structure: local flexibility and close working relationships between all key stakeholders will enable the best arrangements to be developed in each locality.

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