Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.



Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

CAMHS Self-referral

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Welcome to the Nottinghamshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) online referral form.

Your referral will be reviewed within 24 hours and if required you will be contacted as soon as possible.

Please contact CAMHS Single Point of Access (SPA) on 0115 854 2299 if you want to discuss this referral, or support during the above hours.

If you have immediate concerns about your safety or safety of the person you are referring, you can contact SPA on the number above on weekdays until 6pm. Outside of these hours, contact CAMHS Crisis Team on 0115 844 0560 Monday-Friday 6pm-10pm, weekends and bank holidays 10am-6pm. Please go to your local A&E outside of these hours.

For support out of these hours, please contact ChildLine on 0800 1111 or Samaritans on 116 123.
Information within this referral will remain confidential. If there is any information that raises concerns about your safety or the safety of others, this information may be shared.

Two separate CAMHS services cover Nottinghamshire. If your GP is within the Nottingham City boundaries then please find information on how to refer to their services by calling 0115 876 4000.

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