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.

Community Assessment Treatment Service (CATs)

We provide advice, assessment and short term treatment for mental health concerns.

All referrals for City mental health services come through the CAT service. We screen referrals to make sure that patients receive the most appropriate service.

The service is for men and women aged between 18 and 65.

Accessing our service

The service is available to those registered with a GP in Nottingham City.

Your GP or mental health professional can refer you.

The service has disabled access.

Service opening hours

The service is available between 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

Contact and find us

Highbury Hospital

Tel: 0115 956 0841

Support groups

Information for health professionals

Referral is via GP primary care service, or mental health professional to:

Single Point of Access
Adult Mental Health Service
Highbury Hospital
Highbury Road

Tel: 0300 300 0010
Fax: 0300 300 0012


Lead clinician

Team Manager: Glen Owen


Service commissioned by

Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group



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