The Acute Care Mental Health Consultation Liaison Service provide timely specialist mental health assessments to patients of the general hospital, with the aim of improving the recognition and appropriate management of mental health problems within the general hospital setting.
The Acute Care Mental Health Consultation Liaison Service provide advice on the management of mental health problems to clinical teams within the general hospital, with the aim of ensuring that appropriate, necessary treatments are provided.
Provide specialist consultation-liaison psychiatry advice to mental health teams working at rural and remote hospitals that do not have a designated CLPS.
Facilitate linkages and continuity of care between the general hospital and mental health services.
Facilitate linkages between the general hospital, primary care and other health services for patients whose physical health care is complicated by their mental health problems.