Child and adolescent mental health services


The Royal Free London child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) seeks to improve the emotional and psychological well-being of children and adolescents aged 0-17. Royal Free London CAMHS is unique in its scope and range of expertise, consisting of neurodevelopmental, eating disorder, and CAMHS liaison services.

We are a large, experienced, multi-disciplinary team, who work effectively together to offer a range of specialist services. Please browse the links on this page to find out more.


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Find your ward


    Tel: 020 7830 2931


    Ground floor
    Royal Free Hospital
    Pond Street
    London NW3 2QG

    We are on the ground floor and have step-free access.

    Eating Disorders                                                                                                                

    Queen Mary’s House
    23 East Heath Road
    London NW3 2QG


Referral details

We welcome referrals in writing from GPs, paediatricians, psychiatrists and other CAMHS professionals, for children and adolescents with GPs in the following boroughs:

  • Eating disorders (age 10-18) – Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington.
  • Complex neurodevelopmental service (age 6-17) – Camden and Barnet (and living in the Barnet postcodes NW2, NW11, or N3)
  • ADHD service (age 6-17) – Camden and Barnet (and living in the Barnet postcodes NW2, NW11, or N3)
  • Paediatric liaison (age 0-17) – children living in the local area being seen by paediatric services at RFH Trust

Please see the below links to our referral forms for our services:

Eating disorders
Neurodevelopmental service (Complex neurodevelopmental service and ADHD service)

Neurodevelopmental Assessment Referral Form

If you are a young person or parent and would like to be seen in our service, please ask to be referred by one of the professionals above. Please note we do not accept self-referrals to any of our services.

If you are a professional and potential referrer, we are always happy to discuss possible referrals in advance. If you are unable to call, then we would suggest that whenever in doubt please refer. 

Referrals email address:

Telephone: 020 7830 2931

We would advise you to always call us if you are concerned about possible emergencies, especially where young people may be at risk of significant harm or are having eating difficulties associated with rapid and significant weight loss.

Following receipt of written referrals, we will contact the referrer to inform them of the outcome.

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