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Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) - Bexley

  • The London Borough of Bexley approves an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) for the purposes of the Mental Health Act.

    Bexley AMHP service will consider alternative options to formal detention. These include:

    • Greater support from the care coordinator and referring team.
    • Input from the Home Treatment Team.
    • Crisis and respite care provision.

    The Bexley AMHP service can offer a pre-Mental Health Act assessment if required. We will also guide and support practitioners with any referral requests received.

How to access this service

To access this service, you must:

  • Live in the borough of Bexley
  • Be known to services in the area


You can be referred to this service by:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Your nearest relatives
  • GPs

We review all referrals and prioritise them according to current risk. When we accept a referral, we keep the referrer informed of progress throughout the planning and implementation stage.

You can request a referral form by contacting AMHP via the telephone number or email address on this page.

How to contact this service


Public phone number: 020 8301 9497

You can speak to a member of the AMHP team by calling 020 8301 9497. This can be an informal discussion.

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