Faculty of Liaison Psychiatry

Liaison psychiatry is the sub-specialty which provides psychiatric treatment to patients attending general hospitals, whether they attend out-patient clinics, accident and 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 methods.

Notice of election 2021

There will be vacancies on the Faculty of Liaison Psychiatry Executive Committee next year for the roles of Chair, Vice Chair and seven elected Executive Members. If you’re interested in putting yourself forward all the information you need is in the notice of election. The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Monday 19 October 2020.

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