Mental Health: Better, Faster and Earlier Help
- 08:30 - 16:45
- Manchester Conference Centre
Stella was appointed as a Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry in 1997 and has developed the Department of Psychological Medicine within the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust. The service now provides a comprehensive clinical service covering the hospital wards and A&E department seven days/week. In addition the department provides an extensive out patient service. She has contributed to the development of the ‘Guidance for commissioners of liaison mental health services to acute hospitals’. (JCP-MH) published in 2012. The Hull A&E service was cited as an example of good practice in the ‘Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat’ published in February 2014. Stella is now involved in developing a primary care liaison service model with local CCGs.