Do not send an electronic referral from the Emergency Department.The only exception to this: is adult patients in CDU being referred to Alcohol and Drug Liaison during normal working hours. The CDU CNM/nursing should make an electronic referral on iCM in addition to discussing with the Liaison CNS).
For Self-harm/Suicidal presentations, Monday to Sunday (08:00–20:00): Contact the Self Harm “Crisis Nurse” CNS 087-7986942 / 087-7986940.
Child (<18) Mon-Fri (09:00-17:00):
Discuss the referral with the Child Psychiatry Registrar who will contact the Emergency Department at the current times of approx. 8.30am and 12pm. Registrar is on-site in office hours either in CUH or MUH.
Otherwise contact Child Psychiatry via switchboard.
Child patients (<18) Out of Hours:
Contact the On-Call Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist: 086-4102646.
Content By Prof Eugene Cassidy, Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan 21/12/2020. Last review Dr ÍOS 27/05/21.