Information for GPs and other primary care professionals

Referral information and resources

CPFT provides a wide range of services including integrated physical and mental health services for adults and older people; specialist mental health and learning disability services; children and young people’s mental health services and children’s community services (in Peterborough). Information on CPFT services can be found by clicking here. For information on how to refer to these services please click on the links below.

Adult and older people's mental health, physical health and social care referral information: 

We have developed a simple one pager, by locality, with information on how to refer to adult and older people's mental health, physical health and social care services. You can find copies of these at the bottom of the page under "further Information."

More detailed mental health referral information:

  • Referrals to the Primary Care Mental Health Service please click here
  • Referrals to older people's mental health services go to the links at the bottom of this page under 'Further Information'
  • Patients can self-refer to our Psychological Wellbeing Service by clicking here.

Children's mental health and community health services (Peterborough) referral information:

  • Referrals to children's community health services in Peterborough please click here
  • Referrals to child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) please click here 

Other useful resources

Keep your Head
Keep Your Head website brings together reliable information on mental health and wellbeing for children, young people and adults across CambridgeshireandPeterborough. Click here.

GP updates
CPFT and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are working together to support and engage with primary care. This will help to improve communications, reduce duplication and improve efficiency. In this link you will find the CCG  weekly GP newsletter that is sent to all practices in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, which includes all primary-care relating information for the local system. Link is here

Symptoms and conditions
See information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Medicines information
Medicine information
Choosing the right medication 


The page was last updated on 15 April 2019 by andrea.bateman.


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