Portcullis Surgery

Portcullis Lane, Ludlow, SY8 1GT

Telephone: 01584 872 939

https://florey.accurx.com/p/M82043

We are closed. Call 111 for urgent advice out of hours.

Welcome to our new Mental Health Social Worker Mr James Dalziel.

Posted on June 28th, 2023

 

Jamesdalziel

Portcullis would like to welcome our new mental health social worker to the practice. He will be working at the practice alternative Mondays and Wednesdays from this week.
James has been working as a mental health Social Worker  for 13 years in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. James is also an Approved Mental Health Professional. He is also used to practice as a Dialectical Behaviour Therapist.
Appointments with our Mental Health Social Worker Mr James Dalziel
Bookings with James can be booked by any clinician or any receptionist at the patients request. His role is designed to increase capacity in primary care by working alongside our nurses, ANPs, GPs and counsellors Siri Lewis and Rosie Lancaster to provide a first point of contact for patients.
In many cases our clinicians will refer more complex cases for his review and assessment.
Patients must be 18 years and over, and not currently open or under the mental health team.
Suitable patients who can be booked in with James are as follows:
-Adults 18 years and over
-not currently open to mental health team

Patients with more complex and severe mental health symptoms such as

  • severe anxiety,
  • severe depression,
  • psychosis,
  • bipolar disease,
  • schizophrenia or
  • personality disorders
  • dementia
  • crisis management
  • anger management
  • eating disorders
  • mother and baby mental health
He has been appointed and funded jointly by the South West PCN aswell as the Mental Health Trust. He will work across the PCN is to support patients with mental health needs.
James will be on hand for patients to book in with her to give guidance, advice and treatment for patients with more complex and severe mental health symptoms such as anxiety, depression, psychosis, bipolar disease, schizophrenia or personality disorders that are not currently open or under the care of a psychiatrist or mental health team.
He will complete an assessment as part of his consultation. He can also provide low level psycho educational sessions and provide patients with a tool kit to help with their mental health.
If counselling is needed he will signpost patients to either Siri Lewis or Rosie Lancaster our counsellors or other counselling options such as IAPT Adult Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme. He will also refer to the Mental health Team for more specialised help if needed.

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30am to 06:00pm
    6-8pm Pre-booked appointments only.Call 111 for advice OOH
  • Tuesday
    08:30am to 06:00pm
    6-8pm Pre-booked appointments only.Call 111 for advice OOH
  • Wednesday
    08:30am to 06:00pm
    6-8pm Pre-booked appointments only.Call 111 for advice OOH
  • Thursday
    08:30am to 06:00pm
    Call 111 for advice OOH
  • Friday
    08:30am to 06:00pm
    Open 1-2 Fridays a month. 6-8pm Pre-booked appointments only.Call 111 for advice OOH
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
    Call 111 for advice OOH
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