How to refer to the Step Down service
Service Users from Secondary Care Psychiatry, Crisis Resolution Team, Assessment and Brief Therapy (ABT) team, Early Intervention Service or the Perinatal team can be identified by the psychiatrist and referred to the Enhanced Community Primary Care Service (ECPS) for follow up in specialist mental health clinics within the individual's GP Surgery. People will be seen for up to one year every 3 months to review their ongoing mental wellbeing. During the course of that year if they need a medical review, they can be seen by a Consultant Psychiatrist within the ECPS.
How to refer to the Step Up service
Patients that need additional mental health support but that don’t meet the criteria for Secondary Care Psychiatry can be identified by their GP and referred to ECPS via ABT. The patient needs to be registered with a Newham GP and have an already diagnosed Mental Health Condition. To access service please speak to your consultant psychiatrist or