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.

Nottingham Recovery College

What we do

Students working together We offer a range of courses aimed at people who are living with mental health challenges. Our courses provide strategies and techniques that students can take away with them and use in their daily lives to promote self-management and recovery.

Courses offer opportunities to gain understanding of mental and physical health challenges, the journey of recovery and the hope that taking control and self-management can bring.

We offer an ever increasing number of courses varying in content, length and learning:

  • Enrolment and Choosing Your Courses
  • Getting Started
  • Gaining Knowledge and Skills
  • Building on Your Learning
  • Preparing to Take Your Next Steps
  • Additional Extras
  • The Forum
  • Working with Us Workshops


Our courses

We offer an ever increasing number of courses varying in content, length and learning.

View out latest prospects:  Nottingham Recovery College Summer Term 2022 Prospectus.pdf[pdf] 928KB


Eligibility Criteria

All of our courses are friendly and welcoming and available to everyone with an open referral to Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.


Co-production in our college

We aim to break down the barriers between ‘us’ and ‘them’ by having our courses co-produced and co-delivered wherever possible by people with lived experience of mental health challenges (Peer Trainers) and people with experience by profession.


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