ψ Referral CUH

CUH Liaison Psychiatry 2020.



Adult (18+) Mon-Fri (09:00-16:00):

  • Discuss the referral face-face with the Liaison Psychiatry Team in the Emergency Department each morning at 08:00. The Liaison Psychiatry Team will attend the ED at this time
  • or
  • Contact any member of the Liaison Psychiatry Team by telephone:
  • 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)

Adult (18+) Out of Hours:

  • Contact the Adult Psychiatry NCHD On-Call 087-4065203
  • or
  • 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.