Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Exeter Advanced Course in Liaison Psychiatry

15TH - 19TH JUNE 2020

This intensive, five-day course on advanced aspects of Liaison Psychiatry has run for more than 20 years and has an international reputation for excellence.  Course content provides an up-to-date overview of major clinical topic areas commonly encountered by psychiatric liaison teams, present by experts in the field.  The course also covers the development and management of liasion services across the acute hospital, and encourages discussion around challenges encountered and possible solutions.

We are currently developing the course for 2020 please see an example of content from the Programme 2019

About the course

The course is suitable for all members of the multidisciplinary team, including consultants, senior trainees in psychiatry, nurses  occupational therapists etc, working, or aspiring to work, in the field of Liaison Psychiatry. Emphasis is placed upon active participation, and uses small group teaching and workshop format.

Examples of topics previously covered include:

  • Developing an integrated Psychological Medicine Service Medically Unexplained Symptoms
  • The Emergency Room
  • Psychological Reactions to Physical Illness
  • Deliberate Self-Harm
  • Perinatal Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry Psychopharmacology
  • Psychiatric issues relating to cancer and alcohol

International Delegates 

Delegates attending this course from overseas are able to do so using a standard visitor visa, which allows the holder to attend a short training program while they are in the UK. Nationals of certain countries can get this visa on entry to the UK, others will need to apply for this visa before leaving the UK. For further guidance please check if you are a national of a country listed in appendix 2. It is the delegate’s responsibility to ensure that they obtain a visa which enables them to participate in the programme.

Should you require a letter to assist with your travel we will be happy to provide this upon receipt of payment and this will state you have paid the registration fees and have been offered a place on the programme, and will include the name and duration of the course.


An early bird rate of £575 applies until 31/3/2020, thereafter the cost of registration will be £625.  Please note refreshments and lunch will be available daily and there will be one group dinner provided during the week.  


Delegates will need to book their own overnight accommodation if required, as the cost of the course does not include the cost of accommodation.   A list of Exeter Hotels can be found on the website at

Contact us

For further details, email Chris Dickens or telephone 01392 726017.