f there is a risk of suicide, suspicion of a psychotic condition, and a referral from a doctor, it is possible to contact the triage nurses of the Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to receive emergency care. The triage nurses will specify the problem and its duration, decide on further help, and, if necessary, refer the patient to the on-call doctor.
During non-working hours, it is possible to contact the reception department for emergency treatment if there is an imminent threat of suicide or a suspected psychotic condition. The on-call triage nurse carries out an assessment of the need for assistance, decides on further assistance, and, if necessary, refers the patient to the on-call doctor. If there is no need for emergency care, the on-call nurse will, based on the need for help of the patient, make a recommendation to see a family physician or provide information on the possibility to see a psychiatric nurse at the Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic. The reception department provides emergency medical care to emergency patients 24 hours a day.