- Liaison psychiatry and the management of long-term conditions and medically unexplained symptoms (pdf)
- Framework for routine outcome measurement in Liaison psychiatry (pdf)
- Integrated care for long term physical health conditions and medically unexplained symptoms: a survey of Liaison psychiatry services (pdf)
- Liaison psychiatry for every acute hospital: Integrated mental and physical healthcare (pdf)
- Managing Deliberate Self Harm in Young People (pdf)
- Assessment Following Self-harm in Adults (pdf)
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- Reports on service development
- Conferences and events.
Please note that we do not accept case reports for publication.
Email us with your 1-2 page article and include your name, title, place of work and contact details along with a photo of the primary author.
In 2016 in partnership with Health Education England we ran a pilot to develop a credential in Liaison Psychiatry. The pilot was aimed at consultants who already have a CCT in General or Old Age psychiatry (or equivalent) who wish to work in a liaison psychiatry service as a Liaison psychiatrist. The aim was to establish what a post CCT credential could look like, and the cost and feasibility of participating.
Currently, formal training in Liaison Psychiatry is only offered as part of higher specialist training leading to an endorsement. A recognised training route is needed for consultants working (or expected to work) in this area, who do not hold an endorsement in liaison psychiatry to meet the service demands.
The pilot is now complete. If you are interested in the outcome or would like to be kept informed of any future opportunities please email Tony Roche, Curricula and Quality Manager, with your details; email@example.com
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Liaison Conversations update 2018
Liaison Conversations update 2017
- Dec 2017 - Jan 2018 (PDF)
- Oct - Nov 2017 (PDF)
- Aug - Sept 2017 (PDF)
- June - July 2017 (PDF)
- April 2017 - May 2017 (PDF)
- February 2017 - March 2017 (PDF)
- December 2016 - January 2017 (PDF)
Liaison Conversations update 2016
- October - November 2016 (PDF)
- August - September 2016 (PDF)
- June - July 2016 (PDF)
- April - May 2016 (PDF)
- January - March 2016 (PDF)
Liaison psychiatry discussion lists
Commissioning and services
- Centre for Mental Health: liaison psychiatry
- Revolving Doors & Centre for Mental Health: complex needs report
- Joint commissioning panel for mental health guide: liaison mental health services
- IAPT: Long Term Conditions and Medically Unexplained Symptoms
- Five Year Forward View
- King's Fund: Place-based systems of care
- AOMRC: Improving the physical health of adults with severe mental illness.
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