Mental Health Practitioner Service 


The Mental Health Practitioner (registered nurse) is available to provide in-depth mental health assessments, mental health sign-posting or limited short term mental health in-put on a primary care level.

The initial appointments last 1 hour and these take place in a GP Practice setting. Follow up appointments may be offered either on the telephone or in person. 

Patients will develop a better understanding and knowledge of their own mental health/wellbeing, and will receive appropriate evidence based, time limited interventions, which includes essential wellbeing skills, such as diet, exercise, mindfulness, anxiety management, sleep hygiene etc.

The Practitioner will also support the Patient to transition into other mental health services i.e. Mental Health Coaches or Community Mental Health Team.

Patients must be 16+ years and consent to the referral. 

The Mental Health Practitioner is unable to offer same day appointments. If a Patient is in crisis , needing immediate support , please contact Guideline or First Response.

This service is available at the following practices : 

  • Dyneley House Surgery 
  • Townhead Surgery 
  • Ling House Medical Centre
  • Grange Park Surgery 

To access this service, please contact the GP practice and ask to be referred into the primary care mental health team.   

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Registered office in England:

Ling House Medical Centre
49 Scott Street
BD21 2JH 

Company number 11251417

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