PRIMARY CARE MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

This is a new service for adult patients registered with one of the Andover GP surgeries offering increased support for mental health needs.

We are a GP-led, multi-disciplinary team from a variety of backgrounds able to support your patients’ needs.

We understand that the current COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in increased anxiety, stress and isolation and are able to offer telephone support, counselling and advice at this difficult time.

Referral to our service will free up valuable GP time and support your patients.

Referral can be completed by any member of the practice team, including reception staff.

The team consists of:

  • Lead GPs - Dr Ruth Dyson and Dr Katie Warburton
  • Two part-time Well-being practitioners Katie Dutton and Claire Ford (1 whole time equivalent WTE). They can provide assessment of needs, advice, signposting, counselling and support.
  • A part-time Psychological therapist (0.5WTE) who can offer short-term, focused psychological (Talking) therapies.
  • Support from a psychiatry consultant and an experienced CPN
  • We work closely with the PCN Social Prescribers
  • We also have close links with social care, housing and other voluntary agencies.

If you have any questions, comments or feedback, please email whccg.andoverpcmht@nhs.net.

 

Who are the Primary Mental Health Care Team and what support can we offer?

Please see this Primary Mental Health Care Team information leaflet.

 

Patient leaflet

Please see the Andover Primary Care Mental Health Service Patient Leaflet which can be sent directly to patients as a link through AccuRx.

 

Looking after your Mental Health

See our Looking after your Mental Health booklet.

 

Newsletter

Please see the Andover Primary Care Mental Health Service Newsletter.

 

Referral Card

Please see the Adult Mental Health Service Referral Card.

 

Useful contact details

NHS 111 Mental Health Support

In times of crisis - all of the following are here to help you

Andover Mind: 01264 33 22 97

Italk 023 8038 3920
email: info@italk.org.uk

Inclusion: 0300 124 0103

Perinatal Mental Health Team referral advice line: 01962 897780

Acute Mental Health Team: 01962 897726

Eating Disorders Team at April House: 023 8081 9000

Butterflies Bereavement Service

 

Unity

1. Unity Shopmobility: 01264 352000

2. Community Transport - Dial-A-Ride and Group Hire services: 01264 356808

3. Helpline and Advice Line/All Unity: 0330 4004 116

4. Health & Care - Hoarding and Home Support: 0330 4004 116

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