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Lewisham Psychiatric Liaison Team

How our service can help you

The Lewisham Psychiatric Liaison team is for people aged 18-65. The service provides a comprehensive assessment and liaison service to people who are experiencing mental health difficulties who attend Lewisham University Hospital's (UHL) emergency department and who are admitted to the Clinical Decision Unit (CDU).

It provide assessment and advice on treatment of people who have been admitted to the medical, surgical and obstetric wards at UHL who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

The liaison team also provide assessments to people who present with co-morbid presentations of either substance misuse or physical issues, and mental health difficulties in the emergency department and wards with severe mental illness.

  • Service Borough Covers: Lewisham Treatment type: Community
  • Contact the service

    Site Location: Services at multiple sites Known As: Lewisham Liaison team Phone Number: 020 8333 3478
  • Disabled Access: Yes
  • Address: Ladywell Unit
    University Hospital Lewisham
    Lewisham High Street
    SE13 6LW
  • Business Hours/Visiting Hours: Service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Other essential information

  • Conditions: Addictions, Anxiety, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism, Bipolar disorder, Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), Childhood degenerative disorders, Conduct disorder, Dementia, Depression, Dissociative disorders, Eating disorders, Learning disabilities, Neuropsychiatry, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Perinatal disorders, Persistent physical symptoms, Personality disorders, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Psychosexual, Psychosis, Self-harm
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