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Consultation Liaison | MHAIDS | Te Whatu Ora

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Formerly 3DHB - Consultation Liaison 

Provides consultation and mental health assessments within Hutt Valley and Wellington general hospitals.

Staff

The consultation liaison psychiatry service is made up of consultant psychiatrists, registrars, mental health nurses and a psychologist.

Charges

To find out if you are eligible for healthcare funding, please see the Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service website.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Consultation Liaison

We provide advice to the general hospital staff to support your mental health needs while you receive treatment for your physical health. 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.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Wellington, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Process

Referrals to Wellington Hospital:
External referrals should be directed to Te Haika, our 24/7 mental health and addiction contact centre (phone 0800 745 477).

Referrals to Hutt Hospital:
External referrals should be directed to Consult Liaison Team (phone 04 566 6999 Hutt Hospital switchboard ext 8514 or )

Description

We provide advice to the general hospital staff to support your mental health needs while you receive treatment for your physical health.

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.

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 4:34PM on October 25, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Consultation Liaison | MHAIDS | Te Whatu Ora.