Extending liaison psychiatry service at the Bristol Royal Infirmary improves care and reduces costs for self-harm patients

Published: 25/08/2017
Extending liaison psychiatry service at the Bristol Royal Infirmary improves care and reduces costs for self-harm patients
Source: BRISTOL.AC.UK

Extending the operating hours of the liaison psychiatry service at the Bristol Royal Infirmary’s (BRI) Emergency Department has led to improved care and outcomes for patients who have self-harmed, NIHR-funded research has found. Self-harm is a strong risk indicator for suicide, so getting psychiatric support for these patients has the potential to save lives.

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