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The Value of Liaison Psychiatry Services (HSJ / NHS Confederation)

Summary Treatment of patients’ psychiatric conditions can help acute care providers improve physical health, achieve earlier hospital discharge and reduce costs. “In 2007, the National Audit Office reported that more than two-thirds of Lincolnshire acute hospital patients with dementia no … Continue reading

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Mental Health Liaison Services for General and Community Hospitals: Service Specification for Dementia (Department of Health)

Summary This specification was designed to assist commissioners in the delivery of a service to support general and community hospitals in delivering better care to people with dementia. It was released as part of the Dementia Commissioning Pack in mid-2011, … Continue reading

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Commissioning Guides: the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCP-MH)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary In February 2012 the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health launched four commissioning guides: Primary mental health care. … Continue reading

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National Dementia CQUIN Coming Soon (Department of Health, Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary The Department of Health is working on a national commissioning for quality and innovation (CQUIN) aimed at improving dementia care in hospitals. This CQUIN is due to … Continue reading

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Economic Evaluation of a Liaison Psychiatry Service

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 5, December 2011]. Summary This report offers an independent economic evaluation of the Rapid Assessment Interface and Discharge (RAID) psychiatric liaison service operating at … Continue reading

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Mental Health Liaison Services for Dementia Care in Hospitals (Department of Health, Strategic Commissioning Development Unit)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary This document explains the evidence used to identify eligible patients for mental health liaison services in general hospitals and community … Continue reading

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