Mental Health

Liaison Psychiatry Service

The East Kent Liaison Psychiatry Service is provided by Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust. The on-site team provides mental health support to patients attending the Emergency Department (ED) or when admitted as an inpatient to one of the wards across East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT). Services are available onsite at Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Kent and Canterbury Hospital and William Harvey Hospital.

The team work very closely with EKHUFT staff to allow patients’ mental health to be treated alongside any physical health problems. We are working together to ensure patients experiencing mental ill health have are treated appropriately whilst under the care of the hospital.

Contact details

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital Switchboard: 01843 225544

Kent and Canterbury Hospital Switchboard: 01227 766877

William Harvey Hospital Switchboard: 01233 633331

Help and advice

For help and advice if you are feeling anxious, low, or need urgent mental health help, please visit the Kent and Medway NHS mental wellbeing information hub.