Help in a crisis during Coronavirus 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.
Visiting: Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.
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.
Nottingham City Autism Service
Our service provides diagnosis, treatment and signposting for adults with a diagnosis or seeking a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and who do not have a diagnosis of intellectual disability.
Our service is available to all adults over 18 if they live in Nottingham City or have a Nottingham City GP. If you live in the County, find out more about support available in the County.
We recently changed our name from Nottingham City Asperger Service to Nottingham City Autism Service. Find out more about our name change [pdf] 29KB.
Free car parking is available on site.
Accessing our service
To use this service, you need to be referred by your GP or another health professional.
Service opening hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Patient and carer information leaflets
We have developed a document which aims to:
1. Give you information about Coronavirus
2. Suggest strategies related to autism which you may find useful in managing your physical and emotional wellbeing at this time
3. Give you an update about our service at NCAS
We have two information booklets about Asperger Syndrome and Autism and Intellectual Disabilities:
Help in a crisis
Outside of office hours please contact your GP service, NHS 111, or in an emergency attend your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.
Information for health professionals
How to refer someone to this service
Health and Social care professionals can refer directly to the service providing the person being referred lives in Nottingham City or has a Nottingham City GP. We also accept referrals from criminal justice professionals.
Jackie Dziewanowska, ASD Nurse Consultant
Service commissioned by
Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group