Refer a patient to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health department

The department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides highly specialised assessments and treatment of mental and behaviour disorders in both children and adolescents. This page includes information about how to refer a patient to the CAMHS department at GOSH.

Please see our admission criteria for information about the diagnoses treated by CAMHS at GOSH.

How to refer to a patient

For an outpatient appointment

All referrals should be sent by post, or fax to the relevant consultant and service at the following address:

Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Level 4 Frontage Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH

Alternatively please fax 020 7813 8411

All patient-related information should be included. Any queries relating to an appointment should be directed to the specialty lead.

Inter hospital transfer

The Mildred Creak Unit in the CAMHS is not able to accept emergency patients.

Referral to the Mildred Creak Unit should be made in writing to Dr Jon Goldin, at the details given above.

If you wish to discuss the referral of an inpatient please contact Dr Goldin’s secretary on 020 7405 9200 Ext 5518.

How to get advice

For patients known to GOSH

Please contact the department secretaries for information on patient’s known to the CAMHS department on the following numbers:

For patients not known to GOSH

Please write to the CAMHS secretariat who will be able to direct the query to the appropriate speciality:

Admin Manager
Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Level 4 Frontage Building
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH

Key staff members

Consultants

Services available

  • Feeding Disorder Service

  • Eating Disorder Service

  • Mildred Creak Inpatient Unit

  • National Centre for High Functioning Autism: including Social Communications Disorder Team

  • Parenting and child service: including Assessment and Treatment Team and Child Care Consultation Team

Feedback and suggestions

All general feedback and suggestions can be directed to:

Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Level 4 Frontage Building
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH