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.

The national suspension on visiting inpatient areas has been lifted. Please 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 Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your 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.

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

Contact and find us

Tel: 0115 854 2207

The Pines
Highbury Hospital
Highbury Road

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

Coronavirus information and strategies for NCAS clients.pdf [pdf] 230KB

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.


Lead clinician

Jackie Dziewanowska, ASD Nurse Consultant


Service commissioned by

Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group

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