POhWER are pleased to announce that we are now accepting referrals for the new non statutory Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) role in Nottingham and Notttinghamshire.

Our service can be accessed by informal patients who are not detained under the Mental Health Act and want to receive support with regards to accessing information, having their rights explained and advocacy support at meetings or reviews.

Our Advocates can:

  • Explain informal patients’ rights
  • Provide information about treatment (including medication)
  • Provide advocacy at meetings
  • Assist with NHS complaints

We are based in the following hospitals throughout Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire:

  • Highbury Hospital - Nottingham
  • Millbrook Hospital - Mansfield
  • Bassetlaw Hospital – Worksop

For more information and how to access this service call 0300 020 0093 Monday to Friday 8am-6pm or alternatively download a referral form: Non-Statutory Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) referral form