Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

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

If you need help in a crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please 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 blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Paediatric Liaison Service

We provide a therapeutic service to children and young people (0-18), and their families with chronic, acute and life threatening illness, bereavement and disability.

The service is available to young people and their families that require joint mental health and paediatric care in hospital:

  1. Where mental health/emotional and family distress result from acute, chronic, life threatening illness and disability
  2. When mental health and emotional problems present as physical symptoms, such as medically unexplained physical symptoms, chronic pain or loss of function
  3. Complex safeguarding presentations in hospital including Munchausen by proxy.    

We also work with paediatric teams and professionals from welfare and community agencies involved with child and adolescent physical disease and disability.

We are based at the QMC which has disabled access. car parking is available.

 

Support groups

We can refer clients and professionals to a number of national and local voluntary and self-help groups.

These include groups for particular disorders (Turner's, CIRCA, DSD), butterfly project team, bereavement team/parents group, CLIC Sargent, Barnardos and the youth workers team at Nottingham University Hospitals.

Speak to a member of our team for further details.

Service opening hours

Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

Thursday evening clinic (clinicians only 5pm - 8 pm)

Contact and find us

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
South Block E Floor
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG7 2UH

Tel: 0115 8230269
Fax: 0115 8230270

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

We only take referrals by the QMC paediatric teams. 

 

Lead clinicians

Dr Karmen Hollis, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.

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