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Older Person’s Mental Health Liaison Service

Gateshead Older Persons Mental Health Liaison Service offers high-quality and responsive mental health assessment/care/advice to older people who are inpatients within the QE Hospital.

About the service

Gateshead Older Persons Mental Health Liaison Service offers high-quality and responsive mental health assessment/care/advice to older people who are inpatients within the QE Hospital.

Liaison team members work closely with colleagues in the general hospital to assess and plan mental health care in a general hospital context. The team is a multidisciplinary service and is accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

The liaison team also work collaboratively with the following Allied Health Professionals:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Dementia Specialist Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Activities Facilitator
  • Adult Social Care

Services we offer:

  • Mental health nursing assessment
  • Consultant psychiatrist assessment
  • Support worker input
  • Education, signposting and advice

How to contact the service

Liaison secretary 0191 445 3891
Liaison office 0191 445 3892
Monday – Sunday