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How to access

If you are worried about your own mental health or that of a friend or relative, take the first step and talk to your GP.

Inpatient admission

If you feel that your client needs to come directly into hospital, you will need to send an eReferrals electronically via Healthlink or via your GP Practice IT Management System.
Alternatively, you can d
ownload and complete a either the adolescent or adult referral form and fax the completed form to the Referral & Assessment Service at 01 249 3609.

When the Assessment team receives this referral form, your client will be contacted by a member of the assessment team to arrange admission.

For further enquiries, you can contact the Admissions and Assessment team at 01 249 3635 or the Eating Disorders Service at 01 249 3471.  

Dean Clinic (outpatient service)

For less urgent cases you can refer your client for a mental health assessment at our community mental health clinics called the Dean Clinics.

For further enquiries, you can contact the Referral & Assessment service – 01 249 3635 or the Eating Disorders Outpatient Clinic in St Patricks University Hospital at 01 249 3590

When the Dean Clinic team receives this referral form, both you and your client will receive confirmation of appointment at the clinic.

Day services

If you wish to refer your client to our day service, you need to complete a Referral form and return it either via fax: 01 249 3609 or via post to the Referral & Assessment Service, St Patrick’s University Hospital, James’ Street, Dublin 8 where they will be assessed and referred to the appropriate programme.

For further enquiries, you can contact the Referral & Assessment team at 01 249 3635, or the Eating Disorders Service at 01 249 3471 

If you have a question about health insurance, you can refer to the Health Insurance - Service User Information section.