What we do
We provide assessments of patients who are experiencing
mental health problems coinciding with, or as a result of their
physical health problems.
- The psychological affects of physical illness.
- Physical symptoms as a result of mental health problems.
- Self-harm and suicidal behaviour.
- Psychotropic prescribing in physical illness.
Conditions we treat
By following the above link you will find information on a list
of mental health conditions, most of which are routinely referred
to the Liaison Psychiatry Service and some self-help advice is
Over a thousand people attend the BRI A+E department every year
following an episode of self-harm or attempted suicide. The Liaison
Psychiatry Team will see most of these patients to offer help, talk
through the issues and see what services would be best suited to
help. For more information go to: http://www.mind.org.uk/information/factsheets/
and follow the links for self-harm or suicide.
Treatments we offer
The Liaison Psychiatry Service can provide Cognitive Behavioural
Therapy for referrals from specialists within the trust via the
Liaison Psychiatry Outpatients Clinic. Information about treatment
can be found on the following link http://www.patient.co.uk/doctor/Cognitive-and-Behavioural-Therapies.htm.
Tel: 0117 342 2777
information for clinicians