Autism services in south Staffordshire – update

The Children & Young People’s Autism Service will be launching on Tuesday 1 October – this is the interim autism service for south Staffordshire being provided by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

MPFT has been working closely with the current provider, Midlands Psychology, and the CCGs to ensure as smooth a transition as possible for patients, carers and their families and will be contacting each one individually following the changeover.

The service can be accessed from 1 October by calling 0300 303 0691 between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Referrals into the service will need to be made by a health professional via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If parents and families have any further concerns prior to the service transition on 1 October, please contact the CCGs’ Patient Advice and Liaison Service on Freephone 0800 030 4563 (there is a 24-hour answerphone service available on this number) or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

More information can be found on MPFT’s website at www.mpft.nhs.uk/services/children-and-young-people-autism-service.