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.

The Children Looked After Team

Our service supports and maintains the emotional and mental health needs of children in care in the Nottingham City area.

We also support professionals and foster carers to meet the emotional and mental health needs of children in care.

We offer direct therapeutic work to children and young people as well as training groups for foster carers.

Accessing our service

Social workers can make referrals to this service.

Contact the team on 0115 844 0539.

The service is open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Contact and find us

Bulwell Children's Centre
Steadfold Close
Crabtree Farm Estate

Tel: 0115 844 0539

Help in a crisis

Outside of office hours please contact your GP service, NHS 111, or in an emergency go to your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

We offer a consultation service which requires the social worker or supervising social worker to refer the child or young person and attend the initial consultation.



Team manager

Tania McDonald


Service commissioned by

Nottinghamshire County Clinical Commissioning Groups



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