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Bay of Plenty DHB Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service

Public Service, Mental Health, Mental Health & Addictions

Today

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

If you are a patient being treated at Tauranga Hospital and are also experiencing mental health issues, you may be seen by the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Team.

Programmes

Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment, Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Staff at Tauranga Hospital may ask the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service to see you if you:

  • have been admitted to Tauranga Hospital Emergency Department with severe mental health issues and physical complications of self-harm, suicidal or at risk behaviours
  • are currently staying in hospital and are also experiencing mental health issues
  • are coming to hospital clinics for a medical condition and are also experiencing mental health issues
Description

The Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service works with patients at Tauranga Hospital to support mental health needs alongside medical or surgical treatment.

What to expect

If you are admitted through Tauranga Hospital Emergency Department with a severe mental health issue, have self-harmed or have suicidal thoughts, the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service will work with the Acute Care Team to provide assessment and treatment recommendations.

If you are staying in hospital for medical or surgical treatment and you experience mental health issues during your stay, the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service will work with the hospital team to provide assessment and treatment.

If you are coming to hospital clinics for a medical condition and are also experiencing mental health issues, your medical team may refer you to see the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service for assessment and treatment.

Charges

Government funding of health and disability services means that eligible people may receive free inpatient and outpatient public hospital services, subsidies on prescription items and a range of support services for people with disabilities in the community.

Check to see if you are eligible for publicly funded health and disability services here.

Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For crisis assistance outside of these hours, please contact the Acute Care Team - Mental Health and Addiction Crisis Service on 0800 800 508.

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Contact Details

Tauranga Hospital

Bay of Plenty

829 Cameron Road
Tauranga South
Tauranga
Bay Of Plenty 3112

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Street Address

829 Cameron Road
Tauranga South
Tauranga
Bay Of Plenty 3112

Postal Address

Cameron Road
Private Bag 12024
Tauranga 3143

This page was last updated at 3:51PM on September 1, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Bay of Plenty DHB Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service.