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Liaison Psychiatry for Every Acute Hospital: Integrated Mental and Physical Healthcare (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

Summary This report, from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, summarises the evidence about the role and benefits of liaison psychiatry services in acute hospitals. It describes the range of mental health problems encountered, and the various interventions in acute hospitals. … Continue reading

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Mental Health Liaison Team: Leeds

Summary The dementia care pathway in Leeds was reviewed in 2008 by the Older People’s Mental Health Strategic Development Board (a cross-city all-agency group). This led to the introduction of an expanded liaison service in the acute hospital trust, a … Continue reading

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NHS Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Dementia Strategy

Summary NHS Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly started to prioritise improving dementia care following a county-wide review of services in 2007. The PCT has a three-year strategy to improve dementia care and has established a programme board. Services are jointly commissioned … Continue reading

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