The Liaison Psychiatry team is provided by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and works in the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department and on the wards of Queen’s Hospital in Burton-on-Trent.
The role is of this specialist team is to:
- Assess and plan interventions for people arriving at A&E who seem to have mental health problems.
- Assess, plan and deliver interventions for patients admitted to hospital wards who seem to have mental health problems.
- Provide training to hospital staff on the detection, signs, symptoms and management of common mental health conditions.