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Lewisham Child and Adolescent Paediatric Liaison Service

How our service can help you

The Paediatric Hospital Liaison Team is part of Lewisham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Our team is for children and young people, up to the age of 18, who live in the London Borough of Lewisham.

We co-ordinate psychological assessments for children and young people being cared for at University Hospital Lewisham. Our team is here to help manage the emotional impact of physical illness on children, young people and families, and improve their ability to manage the illness and its effects.

Weprovide mental health input for children and young people children with acute illnesses, and those with chronic and life-limiting conditions. This includes conditions such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, and diabetes. This service is for children and young people who have had severe and complex problems for some time.

We have close links with paediatric staff in the hospital, child development teams, and other CAMHS teams.

Our team members
Our team is made up of people from different backgrounds working together to provide multi-disciplinary care. This may include child and adolescent psychiatrists, social workers, clinical psychologists, community psychiatric nurses, child psychotherapists, occupational therapists, as well as art, music and drama therapists.

  • Service Borough Covers: Lewisham Treatment type: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (Local)
  • Contact the service

    Site Location: Kaleidoscope, Lewisham Phone Number: 020 3228 1000
  • Disabled Access:
    • Wheelchair accessible building
    • Therapy rooms accessible by lift
    • Accessible toilets
    • Blue badge parking at the rear of the building
  • Address: Kaleidoscope
    32 Rushey Green
    SE6 4JF
  • Business Hours/Visiting Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Other essential information

  • Conditions: Anxiety, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism, Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), Dementia, Depression, Dissociative disorders, Learning disabilities, Neuropsychiatry, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Persistent physical symptoms, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Psychosexual, Self-harm
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