Psychiatry UK - Online Psychiatry
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The UK’s Leading Online Psychiatric Service

The UK’s Leading Online Psychiatric Service

Speak to a GMC registered private consultant psychiatrist from the comfort of your own home

Psychiatry-UK LLP is a Care Quality Commission regulated healthcare provider and also provides services on behalf of the NHS.

We treat a wide range of mental health issues including ADHD in adults and ADHD in children, ASD in adults, ASD in children, Dementia and Memory Loss, Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Depression and many more via private assessment.

We also fulfil the criteria to be a qualified provider of adult ADHD and ASD services under the NHS Right to Choose (RTC) scheme.

We supply a fast, discreet and economic means to get medical diagnoses and treatment recommendations for all mental health conditions through our own secure video portal all from the comfort of your own home.

All of our psychiatrists are GMC registered specialist consultants who have trained in the NHS and now work in the NHS and/or the private sector.

Use your own computer, tablet or phone to get easy access to medical treatment and, as doctors, we have the ability to prescribe suitable medication, if required.

If you wish to book an appointment, please use our online booking form. If you would like any further information, please contact our support team.

Why Choose Psychiatry-UK?

Convenient – no travelling, all consultations in the comfort of your own home

Accessible – video meetings via your computer, laptop, tablet or phone

Extensive Choice – over 100 psychiatrists with 20+ languages

Discreet – private and secure – your details are safe with us

Quick Diagnosis – a definitive opinion from a specialist medical expert

Cost Effective – excellent value compared to face to face consultations

Directly Prescribed Medication – using our online prescription service

Great Customer Support – onward referrals to shared care, supervised and accredited therapy or coaching

Psych-UK Board appoints Nell Montgomery interim CEO

Nell Montgomery has been appointed interim CEO of Psych-UK.

The appointment reflects the current aims of the Board and the Executive team to drive a period of strategic operational and brand transformation. Nell’s most important task will be to oversee the recruitment of a permanent CEO who will take on the responsibility of sustaining and growing Psych-UK’s high quality, patient-focused services.

Nell is a highly qualified senior leader. As co-founder of Aesara Partners, an Executive Coaching firm, Nell has coached senior executive teams at the highest level. Her client list includes household names in banking, healthcare, and investment. She has previously held senior and board-level positions at Goldman Sachs and Investec Securities UK. She is also a qualified psychotherapist.

Nell will formally take up her role in September. The Board has further approved the appointment of Andy Montgomery as Chair and Andrea Dowling as Chief People Officer, both with Board seats.

National Shortage of Elvanse and Atomoxetine Capsules

We are disappointed to have to update our patients that there are ongoing national supply shortages of both Atomoxetine and Elvanse capsules.

We have plans in place regarding both of these products and we are in the process of contacting all patients affected by this.

We are continuously monitoring the situation with regular contact with both wholesale suppliers and the manufacturers directly. We will update this notice as often as possible.

Please also keep in contact with your prescriber, if applicable, or GP if you are in shared care as much as possible to keep informed.

As you can understand this is out of our control and both NHS and Private Organisations like ourselves have been affected by this shortage.

Patient Support

Contact us here or telephone our support desk: 0330 124 1980

Note: Our phone lines are extremely busy and we regret that you may be on hold for some time.

If you are an existing patient, the best way to contact us is to login to the Patient Portal and leave a note. We will endeavour to respond to your note within 5 working days.

If you require urgent help in the meantime, please click here for advice.

If you can’t access the portal for any reason please submit a support ticket here. Our IT support team will be able to sort things out for you.

Waiting List for Initial Appointments

Due to the recent popularity of our service, we are currently unable to provide you with an appointment timeframe for either ADHD or ASD. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

We will contact you by telephone, email and portal note to arrange the appointment, so please keep looking out for Psychiatry-UK emails or a phone call from 0330 124 1980. In the interest of fairness, we are contacting people in date order from the time that we received your referral.

We sincerely apologise for the delays which have arisen due to the popularity of this service. We are doing everything we can to ensure patients are seen as soon as possible and that includes continuing to recruit more consultant psychiatrists and prescribers.

If you are a Kent and Medway Adult Autism and ADHD Service patient – please read this statement

Waiting List for Titration

After your initial assessment, your Consultant may refer you to our titration team to obtain a prescription for medication and titration.

Our current wait time is approximately 7 months between initial assessment and the start of titration.

Note: The wait time for Child ADHD titration is approximately 5 weeks.

Read more about waiting times here

CQC Inspection Result

Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors have rated Psychiatry-UK as Good across all categories and Outstanding in Caring, following an inspection in January 2020.

You can view the full report here


Our Values


Recognising and alleviating distress

Whether it’s helping to support a pressured organisation, or the individual who approaches us in need, we aim to ensure from the first contact we can work with you to overcome your difficulties. If there is something we can do to reduce distress or suffering, we will.

“I had an assessment with the Doctor and it was honestly one of the few times I’ve had a pleasant experience with a health professional and gotten what I needed out of the appointment. I was surprised we managed to get through so much of my life in the time frame, and the Doctor was very respectful, calm, empathetic and asking good questions. I never felt uncomfortable during it and it sparked some revelations. I was very anxious and we were talking about some hard topics, but it’s one of the easiest conversations I’ve had with a health professional. The report back was correct and concise and overall P-UK has been the most professional service I’ve used with actually listening and working with instead of against the patient.”


Convenience and availability for all

We want to be able to provide care to people at a time they need it, in the place they need it. We want to reduce barriers to accessing care, and continually simplify the process to access our care. We aim to become accessible to everyone.

“The video quality was very good and I didn’t have a hard time understanding or hearing The Doctor due to any technical issues.”


Improving solutions

Using technology is at the heart of what we do. But we also aim to ensure that our processes are efficient, robust, safe and effective. We also have a responsibility to ensure we are sustainable. Therefore, whether it’s writing a policy, providing a service, or reducing our carbon footprint, we strive to find better ways to do something.

“My treatment and assessment was completed over the phone and via a web portal which was of great help and convenience.”


Doing our very best

We are passionate about continually learning and developing, so that we can offer the best care possible. We will not become complacent, and will always seek ways to improve, aiming to provide the best care possible.

Great service couldn’t have asked for anything else very happy thank you.”

Patient Reviews


Very positive, kind people

I had a very positive experience using Psychiatry UK. During my Initial assessment, I felt heard and understood, and the Titration process was also very positive.

My Clinician responded to my notes almost immediately, helping me to find the perfect dose and type of medication to help manage my symptoms.

I truly felt supported and cared for during my time with the service and have recommended friends to use it too.

LW February 20, 2023


Super easy to talk to!

My doctor made me feel really comfortable, supported to be able to talk openly and help me get answers, he was incredibly professional but friendly, informative and understanding, He didn’t make me feel judged or strange he listened without judgement and reassured me, I really appreciate his words of comfort and support he was super easy to talk to as if I was talking to a friend which made the whole process super easy and not scary at all!

The whole team at Psychiatry UK have been amazing, with my diagnosis & my medication journey I was really scared to take medication but the team was on hand with support and advice all through out, I cant thank them enough for the support and help, it has changed my life for the better, I would recommend them to anyone who is wanting support.

Thank you to everyone who worked with me to help & support me.

February 10, 2023


Changed my life for the better

Psychiatry UK has, quite literally, changed my life. Every staff member I interacted with was warm and understanding, and at no point during my journey did I feel left out of the loop or spoken down to.

The online portal keeping everything in one place helped me to submit the paperwork needed on time (crucial when you’re being diagnosed with ADHD!) and I was always kept up to date with what was happening behind the scenes.

I received my ADHD diagnosis after a thorough consultation and the accompanying titration period managed by their pharmacist felt safe and managed even though I never physically interacted with anyone. I am at the end of this now and am leaving their care confident that I understand myself a little bit better.

Huge thanks!

HS 16th February 2023

Read more patient reviews here…

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We are recruiting!

We are actively recruiting psychiatrists, especially with Autism and ADHD experience, and non-medical prescribers with ADHD experience.

Please get in touch if you are interested in joining our enthusiastic and supportive teams.