TypeAcute Liaison Service and Liaison Psychiatry for Older Persons
We are a small specialist mental health team made up of Psychiatrists, Mental Health experts. We are based within Northampton and Kettering general hospitals.
We offer a compassionate, and non-judgemental service for patients aged 65 and over who are experiencing mental health problems. While receiving treatment for their physical health within the general hospital’s wards. We also give advice and support to the family and carers of the patient.
Our service includes assessment, support, brief interventions and discharge planning. Our team is made up of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers and occupational therapists.
Who is this service for? Adults aged 18 years and over with acute mental health problems.
How to access this service: Referrals come from A&E departments and inpatient wards at Kettering and Northampton general hospitals.
North of the county
Kettering General Hospital, A&E
Northants, NN16 8UZ
Telephone: 01536 491707
South of the county
Northampton General Hospital, A&E
Northants, NN1 5BD
Telephone: 01604 545045
Mon-Sun: 24 hour