OCD/BDD Service - National
Who we are
Who is the service for
The unit is now a nationally funded service which specialises in treating people with severe, complex, resistant obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD), and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
Conditions we treat
We cover the following conditions:Obsessive compulsive disorder
Where to find us
Springfield University Hospital
61 Glenburnie Road
Telephone: 020 3513 6961
Our opening hours
Monday to Friday 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Weekends/Bank holidays: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Who you might see / our staff
There are many people who work in the service from a variety of disciplines.
Key staff include:
Kashifa Ahmad: Administration
What you can expect
Each patient is fully assessed and has an individualised treatment programme. Progress is constantly monitored using questionnaires of known reliability and validity. Any treatment which is not effective is discovered early and the reasons why this is the case are examined and treatment changed or modified.
How to contact us
The e-RS route is now the only way for GP Practices to send in referrals. This means that all first outpatient referrals must come into our Trust via the Electronic Referral Service (e-RS).
Written referrals should come from a consultant psychiatrist and should include presenting problems, past psychiatric history, prior treatment, medication history, current care plan and the appropriate forms. Please send all your referrals forms to AdminOCDBDD@swlst.nhs.uk
- Basic Requirements form 1
- Inpatient Admission Requirements form 2
- OCD-BDD National Referrer's Guide
- OCD Level 5 pathway
You can find more in-depth information on our services, eligibility and referral process here.