Psychiatric Liaison Service
This service is provided by Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation NHS Trust.
The Psychiatric Liaison service is a sub-speciality which provides psychiatric assessment and treatment to patients attending Royal Surrey County Hospital either admitted to the wards or those in the Emergency Department over the age of 18. The team deals with the interface between physical and psychological health.
The team is comprised of both Older Adult and Working Age Consultant Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Registered Nurses and other Allied Health Professionals.
The Royal Surrey psychiatric Liaison service provides support throughout the hospital, with the focus on improving the health outcomes of patients within the hospital with mental health needs.
Contact Telephone : 01483 571 122 Ext 4847
Our service only accepts referrals from Royal Surrey County Hospital staff. It is not possible to self-refer to the service.
Support and help at home
If you are at home and have concerns about your mental health, or that of someone close to you, the GP is normally the first point of contact.
You may also get additional support and information from these local services;
Safe Haven: a drop in service in the evenings and at weekends for people who need some emotional support
SABP IAPT: self-referral counselling services available in Surrey
or these national networks;
Samaritans: telephone support for people in distress phone 116 123
MIND: a charity working with people who are experiencing mental health problems telephone number 0300 123 3393 or text 86463