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.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Developmental Neuropsychiatry and Tourette’s Clinic

We help children and young people (0-18) with ways to manage conditions such as Tourettes Syndrome and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and autistic spectrum disorders.

We have a strong commitment to researching and teaching in this area and work closely with the Nottingham Institute of Mental HealthCentre for ADHD and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan (CANDAL).

We are based at the QMC which has disabled access.


Service opening hours

Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm.

Accessing our services

Patients can be referred to us by community paediatricians or other Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

Contact and find us

Getting here

Car parking is available for visitors.

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

South Block E Floor
Queen's Medical Centre

Tel: 0115 823 0269

Support groups

Help in a crisis

Outside of office hours please contact your GP service, NHS 111, or in an emergency go to your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Referral by letter to Professor Chris Hollis at:

Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
South Block
E Floor
Queen's Medical Centre

For more information tel: 0115 823 0256


Lead clinicians

Professor Chris Hollis, Consultant in Developmental Neuropsychiatry

Mr Joe Kilgariff, Advanced Nurse, Neurodevelopmental Disorders



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