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Liaison psychiatry is the sub-specialty which
provides psychiatric treatment to patients attending general
hospitals, whether they attend out-patient clinics, accident &
emergency departments or are admitted to in-patient
wards. Therefore it deals with the interface between
physical and psychological health.
There is now abundant evidence that medical and surgical
patients have a high prevalence of psychiatric disorder which can
be effectively treated with psychological or pharmacological
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Vacancies will arise in 2017 for the
positions of Chair, Vice Chair and Executive Member (7 vacancies)
on the Liaison Psychiatry Faculty Executive Committee.
Nominations are now invited.
Nominations should be received at the
College by 18 January 2017.
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Trainees, Nurses and New Consultants, 15th annual
18 and 19 November, London
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Note: unfortunately College staff are unable to help with
queries about this conference. Contact details can be found
by following the link.
Framework for routine outcome measurement
in Liaison Psychiatry
The RCPsych Paediatric Liaison Network
The RCPsych Paediatric Liaison Network is an
international group of child and adolescent psychiatrists who work
with paediatric staff. We discuss clinical and non-clinical issues,
particularly policy and the promotion of mental health in
paediatric practice. We meet in conferences in various UK locations
twice a year. If you are interested in joining, contact the
group c/o Stella Galea,
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