3DHB - Consultation Liaison
Mental Health & Addictions Service
- Programme Areas
- Programme Type
Non-acute specialist mental health community services
- Age Groups
Internal referrals should be sent using the consultation liaison inpatient referral form available in the electronic health record, or contact us directly on 04 806 2185 or extension 82185.
Referrals to Hutt Hospital:
Phone: 04 566 6999 Hutt Hospital switchboard ext 8514
Fax: 04 570 9535 (externally) or 9535 (internally) on 04 570 9535
The consultation liaison psychiatry service is based in the general hospitals in Hutt Valley and Wellington.
Within business hours Monday to Friday they provide consultation and mental health assessment. They also offer advice and treatment recommendations to hospital staff for people under their care.
Treatments and care we provide:
- advice and support to the general hospital wards
- mental state and cognitive testing
- facilitating and liaising with other mental health services involved in individuals needs
- support with referring to external services for ongoing treatment and support for mental health.
To find out if you are eligible for healthcare funding, please see the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service website.
The consultation liaison psychiatry service is made up of consultant psychiatrists, registrars, mental health nurses and a psychologist.
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This page was last updated at 11:29AM on June 11, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by 3DHB - Consultation Liaison.