Improving Mental Health Care
NAME: Lynne Harrison.
JOB TITLE: Liaison nurse, psychiatry of old age with Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
WHERE DO YOU WORK? North Tyneside General Hospital WHAT DOES YOUR JOB INVOLVE? The post has a number of aspects.
Primarily, I am there to assist staff working within the general hospital to meet the mental health needs of patients.
This involves assessing the patients, advising on how best to care for them and also helping in their care and discharge.
One of my roles is to teach staff about mental health and raise their awareness of how we can improve patient care and alleviate their symptoms.…
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Publication information: Article title: Improving Mental Health Care. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England). Publication date: February 28, 2011. Page number: 11. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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