Review of mental health crisis services in Northern Ireland

Activity: Consultancy typesWork on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation


The aim of the Review is to gather and evaluate the available evidence and perspectives in order to make recommendations to the Department of Health for the further development of mental health crisis services. The Mental Health Action Plan highlighted a number of specific issues that should be included within the scope of the Review. They were:
· Evaluate alternatives to Emergency Department for people in mental health crisis.
· Evaluation and rollout of Multi Agency Triage Team [MATT].
· Consider interactions between different crisis responses such as MATT, Home Crisis Teams, ED [Emergency Departments], 999, police, primary care MDT [Multi-Disciplinary Teams] and similar.
· Further development of liaison mental health services across all Trusts.
Period04 Oct 202030 Apr 2021
Work forDepartment Of Health Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational