Medicine Psychology

Medicine Psychology

The Medicine Speciality of Psychology provides care to patients experiencing physical health difficulties under the care of Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

About us

Please note: This is not a crisis service for urgent mental health needs. If you are feeling at risk to yourself, you are advised to contact your local community mental health crisis team or Emergency Department/GP. Please see the list of local crisis team phone numbers on our ‘link to others services’ section.

Who is the service for?

The Medicine Speciality of Psychology provides care to patients experiencing physical health difficulties under the care of Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

We provide assessments of patients, carers and families to identify existing or developing mental health difficulties. We also provide therapeutic support through illnesses and treatments.

We may refer you to other services which we think will be helpful.

We do not see people under 18 years old, or anyone not currently under the care of a Consultant Physician within Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Division of Medicine.

Further information

Psychology for people with lung conditions

Dr Kathryn Palmer (Clinical Psychologist) covers how the mind and body are connected and the impact of stress, and how Psychology can support you with this.

 

COVID 19: Managing Sleep during the Pandemic

Dr Kathryn Palmer  introduces some guidance for managing sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic.