The Extended Crisis Service is a dedicated mental health crisis service for children and young people across City & Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets.
The Extended Crisis Service offers quick and easy access to speak with a CAMHS specialist nurse with a focus on therapeutic assessment, working out the right follow up plan for each individual and moving to recovery as soon as possible,
To see a member of the team, people can attend the A&E department at Royal London, Homerton University or Newham University Hospital.
The hospital-based CAMHS Crisis teams are available 7 days a week, 9.00 am - 9.00 pm including during bank holidays.
The CAMHS teams are based in the Royal London Hospital's A&E Department in Tower Hamlets, Newham University Hospital in Newham, and the Homerton University Hospital for City & Hackney residents. The full addresses are below.
Outside of these hours there is still professional support available from the A&E staff at each hospital, but the crisis telephone staff (numbers below) can also offer advice and arrange an urgent assessment if needed.
To see a member of the team you can attend the A&E department or call:
If you live in City & Hackney call 0800 073 0006
If you live in Newham call 0800 073 0066
If you live in Tower Hamlets call 0800 073 0003
Tower Hamlets Accident and Emergency Services
The Royal London Hospital Accident and Emergency service (A&E)
London E1 1BB
24-hour service including a dedicated children's A&E department.
Located on the ground floor of North Tower, access from Whitechapel Road along East Mount Street
Newham University Hospital Accident and Emergency Services
Newham University Hospital
City and Hackney Accident and Emergency Services
Homerton University Hospital