For clinicians

Contacts

Doctor: Dr Asif Bachlani
Lead person for queries: Gavin Mess - team manager
Tel: 0300 300 1570
Email: bdaa.team@nhs.net
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Referral

GP or other professional. Self referrals or from family, carers or friends.
Referral criteria: Residents in Barking and Dagenham aged 18 to 65 needing assessment of their mental health needs, and as appropriate by GP registration.
Referral form:  Adult access and assessment team referral form[pdf] 469KB
Exclusions: People whose primary presentation is drug or alcohol dependence, learning disability or any organic dysfunction. People who are currently being seen in secondary care services or who are on CPA People with no recourse to public funds will usually not be accepted unless there are other factors which indicate that they should be accepted.