For clinicians

Doctor: Dr Linford (Barking and Dagenham)

Service Lead: Vicky Brown
Tel: 0300 555 1030
Email: d.crt@nhs.net

Referrals

Referrals will be accepted through the access and assessment teams; the home treatment teams; inpatient services; child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

Criteria: Aged 14-35, resident in Barking and Dagenham, have not previously been treated for psychosis or treatment has been for no more than one year. 

Exclusions: Treatment for psychosis or psychotic illness commenced more than 12 months ago; primary diagnosis of moderate to severe learning disability, eating disorder or personality disorder; primary diagnosis of organic cause of psychosis; presentation is bipolar without psychotic symptoms.

Test results required at referral: None.