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.

Your care

Staff smiling Here you will find information about your care. This includes what we do with your information, as well as resources to support you with your physical and mental wellbeing.

You can also find details on how the law protects you, including the the Mental Capacity Act and the Care Programme Approach.

The General Practice Forward View made a commitment to improving the current interface between hospitals and general practice to provide more seamless care for patients and to reduce the number of occasions where patients are sent back to their GP unnecessarily following a hospital appointment. The aim is to improve patients’ experience of care, whilst also freeing up GP time.  

Members of the national working group have deloped a leaflet to explain to people what a referral to a specialist involves.

What-happens-when-you-are-referred.pdf [pdf] 596KB

Information about your medicines

The Choice and Medication website offers information about mental health conditions and medications used in the mental health setting to help make informed decisions about treatment and medication.

To find out more about medicines please click here.

Information about your medicines

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