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Learning Disability and Mental Health Team discharge support

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What do I do in an emergency or crisis?

Immediate risk

If you or someone else is in immediate risk of serious harm or injury, you should call the emergency services by dialling 999 or attend A&E.

Under 16 – Sheffield Children’s Hospital Emergency Department

16 and over – Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital

No immediate risk

Where there is no immediate risk, but you are concerned about your ability to keep the young person or others around them safe please consider the following:

  • contact your GP
  • go to a Sheffield Walk in Centre
  • speak to the Sheffield CAMHS team on 0114 226 2348 (9am to 5pm)
  • speak to the out of hours services (after 5pm and before 9am):
    • Sheffield Children’s Hospital Emergency Department (under 16’s) on 0114 271 7000
    • Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital (over 16’s) on 0114 243 4343

Also see below a list of useful numbers:

  • Children’s Learning Disability Team (social workers)
    0114 273 5368 (9am to 5pm)
  • Out of Hours Social Services Team
    0114 273 5368
  • The Ryegate Children’s Centre
    0114 271 7651 (9am to 5pm)
  • Switchboard for Sheffield Children’s’ Hospital
    0114 271 7000
  • Switchboard for Northern General Hospital
    0114 243 4343
  • LDMH Team (part of CAMHS)
    0114 226 2788 (9am to 5pm)
  • Emergency Services: Fire, Ambulance, Police

Contact us

0114 226 2788

Centenary House
Heritage Park
55 Albert Terrace Road
S6 3BR


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Please note: this is a generic information sheet relating to care at Sheffield Children’s NHS FT. These details may not reflect treatment at other hospitals. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professionals’ instructions. If this resource relates to medicines, please read it alongside the medicine manufacturer’s patient information leaflet. If this information has been translated into another language from English, efforts have been made to maintain accuracy, but there may still be some translation errors. If you are unsure about any of the guidance in this resource or have specific questions about how it relates to your child, always ask your healthcare professional for further advice.


Western Bank
S10 2TH

United Kingdom

Switchboard: 0114 271 7000

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