We will soon be carrying out a survey to find out what service users think about their care. This is part of a national programme to improve quality of care and service users’ experience.
After the success of last year’s digital photo competition, we would like to invite you to take part in this year competition to support World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2020.
We urgently need your support to provide the best possible care for our patients and to support our staff particularly at this time of unprecedented pressure on the NHS.
We provide a library and knowledge service for all staff and students across the Trust wherever you are based.
Staff and students are automatically members once a Trust email address has been allocated.
All the services listed are free and can be tailored to your needs so please get in touch:
Both our libraries provide:
Register for an OpenAthens account at: openathens.nice.org.uk/
Access: The library is available 24/7. If your ID card does not allow access to Storey, please update your ID card at the Gate Lodge at Springfield.
Access: Use your swipe card between 8am-8pm. If you do not have a swipe card please contact the reception staff located on the 1st Floor, Acacia Unit. You will need the library door code – please contact your librarians or ask the reception staff.
To help our staff stay up to date and informed on latest practice, we issue regular guidance and advice as below:
Shared care agreements can be found here
The Medicines Information Service is available to healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, pharmacists, midwives, dentists, dieticians etc.) working in primary and secondary care. For patients across the London boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth the service is available via the Medicines Helpline.Submitting a Medicines Information EnquiryIf you are a healthcare professional, please use this webform to contact us.If you are a patient, please contact us via the Medicines Helpline.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) advises the National Health Service (NHS) regarding treatments that should be made available. You can read their appraisals on the use of medicines which are relevant to the services we provide, here.
You can find specific contact information for services in our A-Z of services.
Dr Charlotte Harrison- Acting Medical Director
Sharon Spain- Acting Director of Nursing and Quality Standards
Dr Daljit Jagdev - Clinical Director, CAMHS service line
Dr Stuart Adams - Clinical Director, Community Service line
Dr Mary Harty - Clinical Director, Forensic, Specialist and National service line
Dr Victoria Hill - Clinical Director, Cognition and Mental Health in Ageing service line
Dr Sean Whyte - Clinical Director, Acute and Urgent Care service line
Michele Sie - Chief Pharmacist
Helen Miles - Head of Therapies
Ian Petch- Associate Director of Psychology and Psychotherapies
Paula Robins - Director of Nursing
Information for GPs
You can contact our Primary Care Liaison Team if you are having any issues accessing our services or contacting specialists.
Our Trust wants to make the referral process as simple as possible. To find out more about how you can refer patients to our services please look at the individual services profiled in our services page.
The services are arranged alphabetically and provide detailed referral information, a list of conditions treated, profiles of who the service is for and the latest contact details including location maps.
We accept referrals from qualified professionals, including GPs, Accident and Emergency, and the Police.
A number of CAMHS services (such as Merton) use a single point of referral service.
Information for GPs
Our Primary Care Liaison Team can help you resolve any problems you may be having in accessing our services or contacting specialists.
Email us on: GPLiaison@swlstg.nhs.uk
Please note that the Primary Care Liaison Team will only be responding to queries coming from GPs and other primary care professionals.