Making a referral

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

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

  • Patient details

  • Current presentation and reason for referral

  • Risk factors identified

  • Mental Health Act (1983) status

  • Medication

  • Treatment history

  • Payment information

  • Referrer details

About Nightingale Hospital

We offer a wide range of evidence-based specialist treatments and therapies for general mental health, addictions and eating disorders.

These can be accessed through:

Within a confidential and safe environment, we provide specifically tailored treatment programmes. These are underpinned by the understanding that every person is unique and faces their own challenges.

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.