Tower Hamlets Paediatric Liaison Team (PLT)
The Paediatric Liaison Team (PLT) works with children and young people aged 0-17, as well as their
families and carers. We offer support to manage the emotional impact of living with a health condition.
Our work includes assessment and intervention for:
• Health problems with an impact on emotional wellbeing
• Physical health problems with a psychological component
• Psychological assessment
• Psychiatric assessment
• Neuropsychological assessment
• Adjustment to illness
• Pain management
• Adherence to treatment
• Consultation to health professionals and teams
The team is based within the hospital on Level 6 and covers all clinical areas including the A&E department,
all paediatric inpatient wards and also outpatients. The following professionals form the PLT: clinical psychologists,
psychiatrists, a social worker and a bilingual co-worker.
Royal London Hospital - 6th floor, New Hospital,
Referrals from doctors, nurses and other professionals working at the Royal London Hospital.