Making a referral

Whether you're a GP or health professional, learn more about making a referral at Nightingale Hospital.

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At Nightingale Hospital, we can assure you that every enquiry is dealt with in the strictest of confidence by our expert team. Our online referrals form is simple to use, safe and private.

Make a referral

Find a consultant psychiatrist or therapist to support your patient

With over 60 consultant psychiatrists and over 100 therapists at Nightingale Hospital, you can be assured your patient will be paired with the most appropriate expert available from our extensive network.

Get fast access to support across a range of general mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, stress, obsessive-compulsive disorders; alcohol, drug and behavioural addictions and eating disorders.

Our dedicated Patient Services Team will be able to make recommendations regarding appropriate consultants and therapists, as well as advise you about the various treatment programmes available at the hospital. The team can arrange outpatient consultations with our consultant psychiatrists and therapists, inpatient admissions and day-patient enquiries

The fastest way to submit a referral is by using our online GP referrals form.

About Nightingale Hospital

Nightingale Hospital is the only private mental health hospital in Central London, with over 30 years of experience in treating patients. The hospital is home to a dedicated team of specialists who are committed to the treatment of all types of mental health conditions, including eating disorders and addictions.

To respond to psychiatric emergencies, we are able to accept inpatients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The hospital is dedicated to providing first-class care to all patients in a safe and nurturing environment.

We have a capacity of 73 beds across our general mental health, addictions, and eating disorder treatment wards. Larger suites can be arranged for those seeking additional privacy.

With over 60 consultant psychiatrists and over 100 therapists at Nightingale Hospital, you can be assured you will be paired with the most appropriate expert available from our extensive network.

Conditions we treat 

Our specialists are able to treat the full spectrum of acute mental health conditions.

These include:

General mental health conditions: Including but not limited to Adult ADHD, anger problems, anxiety, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), bereavement, bipolar disorder, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), depression, memory problems, mood disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic attacks, personality disorders, phobias, postnatal depression, psychosexual difficulties, psychosis, relationship and interpersonal difficulties, schizophrenia, self-harm, sleep disorders, stress, suicidal feelings, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and work-related stress disorder.

Addiction: Including alcohol addiction, drug addiction (such as amphetamine, benzodiazepine, cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, opiates and addiction to prescription and pain medication), behavioural addictions (including gambling, technology and sex and love addictions.

Eating disorders: Including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder (BED) and eating disorders non-otherwise specified (EDNOS).

Mental health treatments we provide

Our specialists provide evidence-based treatments and therapies, including:

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), art therapy, clinical psychology, cognitive analytic therapy (CAT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), counselling, dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), drama therapy, eating disorder treatment, eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), family therapy,  interpersonal therapy (IPT), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), occupational therapy, psychotherapy, sleep therapy, specialist therapies (including for addiction and eating disorders), schema therapy, and well-being therapies.  We also offer repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and  a nasal spray treatment for those with treatment-resistant depression.

Medication may also be prescribed by your consultant psychiatrist and can be obtained through the hospital’s on-site pharmacy.

Choosing the right medication, medication dose, and treatment plans are based on a person’s individual needs and medical situation, and under a consultant psychiatrist’s care.