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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 1619 asked in the Legislative Council on 11 September 2018 by Hon Alison Xamon

Question Directed to the: Parliamentary Secretary representing the Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health
Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

I refer to the consultation liaison services at Bunbury Hospital, and I ask:
(a) how much dedicated psychiatric nurse FTE was allocated to the consultation liaison service, as at 1 July 2018;
(b) how much dedicated psychiatrist FTE was allocated to the consultation liaison service, as at 1 July 2018; and
(c) how much dedicated registrar FTE was allocated to the consultation liaison service, as at 1 July 2018?

Answered on 17 October 2018

a) 3.42 FTE.
b) 0 FTE*.
*There is no dedicated Psychiatrist allocated to the consultation liaison service. 
A Psychiatrist funded by the Mental Health Service is available on call overnight.
c) 0 FTE**  Registrar.
1.0 FTE  Senior Medical Practitioner.
**The Registrar is allocated to the Acute Psychiatric Unit.