Liaison psychiatry – the way ahead

Liaison psychiatry - the way aheadThis briefing, published by the NHS Confederation, sets out the findings of a report that details a study of liaison psychiatry services.

The study set out to identify how liaison psychiatry can most effectively contribute to the Government’s quality, innovation, productivity and prevention (QIPP) challenge of improving health outcomes while also reducing healthcare costs.

It is based on case studies of five established liaison psychiatry services around the country, a review of published research and discussions with academic and other experts.

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