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I am a GP in City & Hackney

I am a GP in City & Hackney

Mental Health Crisis Service, Primary Care Liaison Teams, Talking Therapies, CHAMHRAS, Memory Assessment Clinic, CAMHS, Children's Eating Disorders, Perinatal referral information for General Practitioners (GPs) across City & Hackney.

Mental Health Crisis
For urgent referrals and/or if a patient is in crisis: Call the 24-hr Helpline number 020 8432 8020.
CAMHS crisis – Call duty team in-hours 9am-5pm., OOH via above 24-hour adult crisis service.

Non-Crisis Contacts
For non-urgent advice, including to discuss the support & treatment currently available for potential non-urgent referrals:

* Contact the duty PCL psychiatrist (available from 12noon-2pm weekdays) 
* Contact your practice’s PCL psychiatrist, as you would usually

Email your practice’s PCL psychiatrist, and copy the email to the duty PCL psychiatrist so we can be responsive to your enquiry even if your own psychiatrist is unavailable

To make a non-urgent referral:
Phone the PCL Referrals duty line from 9am-5pm weekdays, send a written referral via the electronic referrals system (eRS) to the PCL Referrals Team (formerly called CHAMHRAS) as you would usually.

City & Hackney Talking Therapies

Fully functioning remotely and welcoming referrals. 

Adult Mental Health teams

Referrals made in the usual way via CHAMHRAS (See above)

Memory Assessment Clinic

Closed until further notice.


Accepting referrals.

Children's Eating disorders

Reduced service. Urgent referrals only.

Perinatal Community Team

Accepting referrals