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SLaM Mental Health Learning Disabilities Placement Monitoring
Mental Health in Learning Disabilities Placement Monitoring service provides specialist clinical input to service users with complex/ forensic mental health and learning disabilities needs, who have been placed in Out of Area Placements.
SLaM Mental Health Liaison Service (King’s College Hospital)
We provide a 24-hour service to assess and treat emergencies in the Emergency Department and inpatient wards who have mental health problems.
SLaM Norbury Ward (Bethlem Royal Hospital)
Norbury Ward is a medium secure 13-bed inpatient psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) in River House at Bethlem Royal Hospital. The purpose of our service is to ensure that mentally disordered offenders are assessed and treated effectively, in the least restrictive environment. We aim to manage the risk, reduce further offending and support recovery throughout the person’s stay.
SLaM Older Adults Liaison Service
We provide inpatient psychiatric assessment reviews and care co-ordination for people aged 65 and over who have been admitted hospital. We ensure people get the expertise they need to address their mental health problems.
SLaM Psychology and Psychotherapy for Older Adults (Southwark)
The team offers a range of specialist, evidence based, psychological interventions to people aged 65 and over who are experiencing moderate or severe mental health difficulties or dementia. We also see younger people who are experiencing memory or other cognitive problems. We work with families and others caring for people with these difficulties.
SLaM Psychosis Community Service (Southwark Central)
Our Psychosis Community Service (Southwark Central) provides care for adults, aged 18-65, who have a psychotic illness. This involves distorted perceptions of reality - thinking, feeling, hearing and seeing - often with symptoms of hallucinations and delusions. We help people to continue with the improvements they have made with their illness, teaching them the skills to live independently in their community.
SLaM Psychosis Community Service (Southwark North West)
Psychosis Community Service (North West) provides care for adults, aged 18-65, who have a psychotic illness. This involves distorted perceptions of reality - thinking, feeling, hearing and seeing - often with symptoms of hallucinations and delusions. We help people to continue with the improvements they have made with their illness. We teach people the skills they need to live independently in their community.
SLaM Psychosis Community Service (Southwark South)
Psychosis Community Service (South Southwark) provides care for adults, aged 18-65, who have a psychotic illness. This involves distorted perceptions of reality - thinking, feeling, hearing and seeing - often with symptoms of hallucinations and delusions. We help people to continue with the improvements they have made with their illness.
SLaM Reablement Service (Southwark)
The SLaM Reablement Service in Southwark offers a skills development programme to support adult Southwark residents who are attending the adult community mental health teams and the Maudsley Inpatient Units, where health may restrict or inhibit daily living.
SLaM Recovery College
Recovery is about people with mental health difficulties having the same opportunities in life as everyone else. It is about a personal journey towards a meaningful and satisfying life. It is about hope, control and opportunity. It is about living as well as possible. SLaM Recovery College run workshops and courses to provide the tools to make this happen, to help you become an expert in your own recovery or that of someone you care for or work with.
SLaM Specialist Care Unit for Older Adults, Ann Moss (Southwark)
Ann Moss provides specialist assessment, treatment, accommodation and 24 hour nursing care for people aged over 65 who have dementia and challenging behaviour. Our team of specialist nurses work closely with the person, their family and carers. We help to minimise people’s challenging behaviour and to maintain their health.
SLaM Spring Ward (Bethlem Royal Hospital)
Spring Ward (Bethlam Royal Hospital) is a 13-bed forensic service in River House Medium Secure Unit at Bethlem Royal Hospital. We provide assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and care for women, aged over 18, who have a range of mental health problems.
SLaM Staying Well Service (Southwark)
The Staying Well Service offers time limited support for Southwark adult service users making the transition from community mental health services to GP based care in Southwark. Ideally, service users will have achieved a six month period of stability in clinical symptoms during his/her recovery pathway and are motivated to increase self management stills and independence by working collaboratively with a Staying Well Practitioner to develop a Staying Well, Recovery and Crisis Plan.
SLaM Thames Ward (Bethlem Royal Hospital)
The purpose of our service is to ensure that mentally disordered offenders are assessed and treated effectively, in the least restrictive environment. We aim to manage the risk, reduce further offending and support recovery throughout the person’s stay. Our service is designed to support people on a pathway to recovery through a series of carefully managed stages.
SLaM The London Veterans Assessment and Treatment Service (LVS)
The LVS is delivered jointly by Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. We provide a comprehensive mental health assessment, signposting and treatment advocacy service. The London Veterans Assessment and Treatment Service (LVS) is a free NHS mental health service available to all ex-serving members of the UK Armed Forces, living or registered with a GP in the London or greater London region.
Sound Minds
Sound Minds is a user led charity and social enterprise transforming the lives of people experiencing mental ill health through participation in arts activities. We are a thriving community bound together by creativity and a shared belief in mutual support. Sound Minds success and our reputation for developing and managing innovative projects has only been possible because service users run the organisation. The majority of our staff, directors and volunteers originally came to receive the service they now help to provide. Our governing documents require that service users are not in a minority on our Management board.
South London and Maudsley Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)
Our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is a freephone telephone service where you can get advice and information about our services. PALS can help resolve any problems you might have, whether you’re a patient, carer or member of the public.

You can contact PALS by the free phone telephone number 0800 731 2864 or by email at pals@slam.nhs.uk