Information for acute colleagues

Information for staff working in emergency departments and wards in general hospitals

How do you look after the mental health of patients with physical health problems?

A website for staff in acute or general hospitals with information about common mental health problems, advice on how to look after people in emotional crisis and help to develop your confidence in working with distressed or confused patients.

A 5-minute video which explains what a liaison psychiatry team does. It might be useful to acute trust colleagues, commissioners, patients and mental health trust directors.

This film was developed by a team from Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. Anyone is welcome to use the video (though please do keep the end credits).

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