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A&E Psychiatric Liaison Services – King’s College Hospital


If you are in urgent need of medical attention go to the Accident & Emergency Department of your nearest hospital.  Book in at the Reception Desk and wait to be assessed.

A team of mental health professionals is based at King’s College Hospital (KCH) Emergency Department. They assess people to determine if they need mental health care and treatment.

They provide a 24-hour service to  assess and treat  emergencies in the Emergency Department and inpatient wards who have mental health problems.

Contact Details

020 3299 9000 Hospital Reception / 020 3299 2526 Accident and Emergency Department



King's College Hospital, Ground Floor, Denmark Wing, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS

Other Info

Opening times:
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Disabled Access:

Rail: Denmark Hill, Loughborough Junction. Buses: 35, 40, 42, 45, 68, 176, 185, 345, 468, 484, N35, N68.

Other information:
NHS service, part of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Maudsley Hospital has an information line, 24 hours a day, to point you in the right direction about where to get help for mental health issues. Tel 0800 731 2864 (freephone). Last updated October 2nd, 2013.

Last updated:
22nd January 2019