Psychiatric Liaison Nursing: Mental health needs in a burns unit
Joanne Chiplin, RCpN
Michael Geraghty, RCpN, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland
Reference: Chiplin, J., Geraghty, M. (1989). Psychiatric Liaison Nursing: Mental health needs in a burns unit Nursing Praxis in New Zealand 5(2), 15-18
The following article was originally presented as a paper at the first Psychiatric Nurses Conference in Wellington in 1988. The authors describe the development and functioning of a Psychiatric Liaison Team within a general hospital setting using a burns unit as an example to demonstrate the consultancy and advisory roles.