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Southern DHB Mental Health Emergency Services

Public Service, Mental Health, Mental Health & Addictions


Psychiatric Consultation Liaison

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment


Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

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

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals for the Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service comes from within the general hospital inpatient wards.


The Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service is dedicated to assist Dunedin Hospital non-psychiatric staff in the management of general hospital patients (medical, surgical or obstetric) who also have concurrent psychiatric, behavioural or interpersonal problems.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 3:51PM on April 23, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Mental Health Emergency Services.