For clinicians

Service Manager: Olalekan Johnson
EDT Lead: Olu Afuape
Tel: 0300 555 1200 ext 67774


Sunflowers Court
Goodmayes Hospital site
Barley Lane

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 5pm - 9am. Weekends and bank holidays and Social Services Statutory Days off the Emergency Duty Team covers the service 24/7.


Referrals come through two main routes: agencies can refer via a dedicated EDT line 0300 555 1249. Members of the public and agencies refer via their local authority control centres who contact the team directly.

Criteria: Carers or vulnerable adults who are 18 years or over with a social care need. This can include people with mental health problems, physical or learning disabilities or older people.