Complex Case Service (Addictions)

Location: Maudsley Hospital and Marina House, Camberwell
Mode: Outpatient
Referrals are accepted from: Consultant psychiatrists,Consultant physicians, drug and alcohol services (non NHS and NHS), GP or GP consortia, Clinical commissioning groups, Occupational health physicians

Key areas: Addicted healthcare professionals, alcohol dependence, benzodiazepine dependence, injectable opioid prescribing, medically-assisted withdrawal, opiate dependence, special or complex drug dependence, stimulant

Overview

Our consultant-led service supports primary care and secondary services by providing specialist assessment and management of special or complex cases of drug and alcohol dependence. We offer direct assessment, treatment and management of complex cases where existing local
addiction services are unable to meet the person’s needs.  Our service can also offer second opinions, expert advice and recommendations to professionals treating people in their local area.

Our consultants also have particular interests in managing professional people who are misusing or are dependent on substances including alcohol, opiates, benzodiazepines, prescribed medication and party drugs e.g. GBL, GHB and mephedrone.

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