ECT service


Bedfordshire and Luton

Luton ECT Suite
Calnwood Road,
Bedfordshire
Luton  LU4 0FB

The service accepts adult patients from the Bedfordshire and Luton catchment areas requiring electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) and is accredited by ECTAS (Accreditation service)

The service offers:

·         An inclusive service  delivering safe and effective ECT treatment

·         Caring and supportive multi-disciplinary team

·         Active involvement of  patient, family and carers

·         ECT suite orientation visit for patients, staff and carers

·         Pre-ECT anaesthetic & psychiatric assessments

·         Adherence to nationally accredited ECTAS standards

·         Sensitive approach to ethnic, cultural &religious issues

·         ECT Interventions recorded on RIO

·         Liaison with referring team, wards, care co-ordinators and GPs 

 

The service is led by a senior ECT consultant, a senior deputy ECT

consultant and an ECT manager

There is a service level agreement in place for the services of a senior lead consultant anaesthetist and an operating department practitioner (ODP).

 

 



ECT referrals must be completed by the referring consultant and emailed to the Luton ECT Inbox.

Please contact the ECT.Luton@elft.nhs.uk for referral guidance

 

 





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