London

London Liaison and Diversion services

There is one London Liaison and Diversion (L&D), consisting of 9 mental health service providers, working together. For ease of understanding, the details for the respective service provider contacts are listed below under three regions.

The community support aspect of the L&D service is a pan-London service of ‘Community Link Workers’ and ‘Peer Supporters,’ based in various police custody suites and court settings across London. This part of the L&D service is provided by the organisation ‘Together for Well Being.’ Details for the respective contacts can be found at the bottom of the page.

Contact details for the services in this region

Police Custody and the respective service/contact            

  • Barking Police Station, NELFT: Ola Johnson
  • Bethnal Green Police Station, ELFT: Gareth Richards
  • Bishopsgate Police Station, ELFT: Gareth Richards
  • Camden Police Station, BEH: Dave Bishop
  • Forest Gate Police Station, ELFT: Gareth Richards
  • Islington Police Station, BEH: Dave Bishop
  • Leyton Custody Centre, ELFT: Gareth Richards
  • Romford Police Station, NELFT: Ola Johnson
  • Stoke Newington Police Station, ELFT: Gareth Richards
  • Wood Green Police Station, BEH: Dave Bishop

Magistrates’ Courts and the respective service/contact                            

  • Barkingside Magistrates’ Court. Together / NELFT: Monique Kelly / Ola Johnson (contact email: myrthe.meere@nhs.net)
  • City of London Magistrates. Together: Monique Kelly (contact email: fmhp.admin@nhs.net)
  • Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court. Together / BEH: Erin McNamara / Dave Bishop (contact email: fmhp.admin@nhs.net)
  • Thames Magistrates’ Court. Together: Monique Kelly (contact email: thames.fmhp@nhs.net)

Crown Courts and the respective service/contact              

Contact details for the services in this region

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL).

West London NHS Trust (WLT).

Police Custody and the respective service/contact            

  • Acton Police Station. WLT: Carol Nolan
  • Charing Cross Police Station. CNWL: Roz Kerr / Carlie Schroder
  • Colindale Police Station. CNWL: Roz Kerr / Carlie Schroder
  • Heathrow Police Station. CNWL:  Roz Kerr / Carlie Schroder
  • Wembley Police Station. CNWL: Roz Kerr / Carlie Schroder

Magistrates’ Courts and the respective service/contact                            

Crown Courts and the respective service/contact              

Youth Justice

Youth Justice L&D for Westminster, Hillingdon, K&C, Brent & Harrow boroughs.

Contact details for the services in this region

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust (Oxleas)

Together for Mental Wellbeing has one service manager covering this area.

Police Custody and the respective service/contact

Magistrates’ Courts and the respective service/contact

Crown Courts and the respective service/contact

Police Custody     

  • Barking Police Station. Sarrah Husain
  • Romford Police Station. Sarrah Husain
  • Bethnal Green Police Station. Sarrah Husain
  • Bromley Police Station. Ben Duffy
  • Plumstead Police Station. Ben Duffy
  • Brixton Police Station. Ben Duffy
  • Lewisham Police Station. Ben Duffy
  • Wandsworth Police Station. Ben Duffy

Magistrates’ Courts

  • Barkingside Magistrates’ Court. Sarrah Husain
  • City of London Magistrates. Sarrah Husain
  • Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Ealing Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Westminster Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Willesden Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Bexley Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Bromley Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Croydon Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy

There are several contacts for the pan-London community support provision, provided by Together For Mental Wellbeing. These are based within different settings. The details are as follows:

Police Custody          

  • Barkingside Magistrates’ Court. Sarrah Husain
  • City of London Magistrates. Sarrah Husain
  • Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Ealing Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Westminster Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Willesden Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Bexley Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Bromley Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Croydon Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy

Magistrates’ Courts   

  • Barkingside Magistrates’ Court. Sarrah Husain
  • City of London Magistrates. Sarrah Husain
  • Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Ealing Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Westminster Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Willesden Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court. Wahida Bibi
  • Bexley Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Bromley Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Croydon Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy
  • Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court. Ben Duffy

Peer Support Service

This is a pan London service. The lead for this is Christine Pearson.