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Psychiatric involvement in an Edinburgh hospice

  • John R. Mitchell (a1)
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Palliative care is a growing speciality. The terminally ill suffer high levels of psychiatric morbidity. The involvement of one senior registrar in setting up a liaison psychiatry service to a Marie Curie Hospice in special interest sessions is described. A liaison-consultation model developed and 29 referrals are described over six months.

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BJPsych Bulletin
  • ISSN: 0955-6036
  • EISSN: 1472-1473
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Psychiatric involvement in an Edinburgh hospice

  • John R. Mitchell (a1)
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