Neuropsychiatry Service, SLaM

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Location: King’s College Hospital, Maudsley Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital

Mode: Inpatient, outpatient, outreach

Average length of inpatient treatment: 12 weeks

Referrals are accepted from: Consultant psychiatrists, GP consortia

Beds: 10

Key areas: Alzheimer dementia, cerebal hypoxia, cognitive impairment, conversion disorders, dementia, depressive pseudo dementia, dissociative disorders, early onset dementia, encephalitis, epilepsy, focal brain disease, head injury, HIV with neuropsychiatric complications, Korsakoff’s syndrome, lupus, antiphospholipid syndrome, memory disorder, movement disorder, neurological disorders, neurological disease, psychogenic amnesia, seizures (non-epileptic), somatoform disorders, stroke-related cognitive impairment, subjective memory complaints, vascular dementia


Neuropsychiatry, King’s and Maudsley Hospitals
The hospital’s neuropsychiatry service manages the psychological complications of neurological disorders. This includes psychiatric complications of epilepsy, Tourette’s syndrome, movement disorders and other neurological disorders, including; early-onset dementias and other memory disorders, depersonalisation, and conversion and dissociative disorders including non-epileptic seizures and other somatoform disorders.

Neuropsychiatry and Memory Disorders Clinic, St Thomas’ Hospital
This clinic provides a general neuropsychiatry service and specialist memory disorders service. The general neuropsychiatry service provides assessment and treatment of the psychiatric and behavioural manifestations of medical disorders (for example SLE, HIV, Korsakoff’s syndrome, Tourette’s syndrome, neuropsychiatric inherited metabolic disorders, cerebral hypoxia, cardiac and neurological disease).
The specialist memory disorders service, it treats memory complaints and other cognitive impairments like language, reasoning, visuospatial skills, mental calculation and frontal-lobe functions. These may arise from hypoxia, head injury, alcohol, encephalitis, stroke, ageing or dementia.

Contact Details

Maudsley Hospital: Outpatients: 020 3228 2330; Inpatients: 020 3228 2027



Neuropsychiatry Department Maudsley Hospital Denmark Hill London SE5 8AZ

Other Info

Free NHS service

Disabled Access:
Ramped entrance and lift.

Rail: Denmark Hill

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