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Adult Forensic Psychology Service – Information for referrers

The Adult Forensic Psychology Service at St Nicholas Hospital provides recovery-focused psychological services to mentally disordered offenders across mental health and personality disorder pathways, both within in-patient and community settings.

Referral form (1Mb)

  • Introduction

    The Adult Forensic Psychology Service provides recovery-focused psychological services to mentally disordered offenders across mental health and personality disorder pathways, both within in-patient and community settings.

  • Who is the service for?

    The service is for men and women over the age of 18 who have been assessed as having a mental health problem associated with an identified risk of causing significant harm to others or themselves. We work closely with the Forensic Community Mental Health Teams. The psychology team aim to provide:

    - Scaffolding/case management advice
    - Assessment for advice on risk planning
    - Assessment for a forensic specific intervention.

  • How to refer?

    Referrals to this service are through specialist mental health services. To make a referral please complete the referral form above.

  • Contact

    Forensic Psychology Department
    Bamburgh Clinic
    St Nicholas Hospital
    Jubilee Road
    Gosforth
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE3 3XT

    Tel: 0191 246 7269
    Email: ForensicPsychologyReferrals@cntw.nhs.uk
    web: www.cntw.nhs.uk