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Register for the Recovery College

Thank you for your interest in joining South West London Recovery College.

We need some information about you for our records; this is in case we need to contact you or the team/service that you receive services from.

*Please contact the Recovery College on 0203 513 5818 if you wish to discuss this further.

Please indicate which courses you are interested in:

Library services

Library services

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:

  • Literature Search Service – we provide a search of the literature for you to identify journal articles, documents, books, websites and resources;
  • Current Awareness Service – we keep you up to date with journal tables of contents, evidence bulletins and newsletters;
  • Document Delivery Service – we order journal articles and books from other libraries for you and email/post them to you;
  • Enquiry Service – we answer enquiries by email, phone and in person;
  • Training opportunities – we train you how to use online resources;
  • Other Libraries – join St George’s Library, University of London for full borrowing rights and for walk-in access to St George’s electronic resources.

Both our libraries provide:

  • Quiet study spaces
  • Access to computers, printing, photocopying, scanning and shredding facilities
  • Books to borrow
  • Online access to a range of-journals, e-books, health and social care databases, quality evidence-based online resources, Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines Online, and funded CPD resources via the RCP and BAP.

Register for an OpenAthens account at:

Where to find us

Springfield Library 
Springfield Hospital,
Storey, Building 30,
1st Floor, Rm 108
Contact: Olga Rak (Library Services Manager) Tel  0203 513 6033

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.


Tolworth Library 
Tolworth Hospital,
Woodroffe House,
2nd Floor, Rm S8
Contact: Tel  0203 513 5026

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.

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Guidelines and protocols

To help our staff stay up to date and informed on latest practice, we issue regular guidance and advice as below:

Shared care agreements

Click here to see the shared care agreement.

Medicine Information Service

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 Enquiry

If you are a healthcare professional, please use this webform to contact us.If you are a patient, please contact us via the Medicines Helpline.

ADHD Medicines

Depression and Anxiety

Mood Stabilisers


Other Medicines Guidance

Other guidelines 

NICE guidance

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.

Key clinical contacts

You can find specific contact information for services in our  A-Z of services.

Executive directors

Dr Billy Boland - Medical Director

Sharon Spain- Director of Nursing and Quality Standards

Clinical directors

Dr Diana Cassell- Clinical Director Child and Adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) and All Age Eating Disorders (ED)

Dr Victoria Hill - Clinical Director, Community Service line 

Dr Charlotte Harrison - Clinical Director, Acute and Urgent Care

Dr Lola Velazquez - Clinical Director, Specialist Service Line: which will include Forensics, Deaf services, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Neuropsychiatry, our Rehab wards, Cognition and Mental Health in Ageing and Neurodevelopmental services


Professional leads

Seema Shah - 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.



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