Information and resources
We are a nationally-commissioned NHS specialist service based at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, commissioned by NHS Scotland and serving the whole of Scotland. We offer specialist treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and depression. Our team is small, but highly-specialised.
The current waiting time below is for Scottish patients seen in the last two years.
“Staff were much more patient and less irritable. I felt that I was truly listened to and my experience of my illness was not discounted.”
“…as a family we felt it was a worthwhile thorough review that has provided us a with a better understanding of the illness. Every member of staff went above and beyond to accommodate all of our needs and make the process as smooth as it could be. The level of service provided was exceptional.”
“The staff I dealt with were both personable and professional. The knowledge, care and expertise provided during my assessment was exemplary.”
"To sum up: all in all I was very pleased with how the sessions over the two days went. Tests were thoroughly explained and every effort taken to put me at ease. It was a privilege to be given an appointment at Ninewells…Thank you for all your kindness.”
"This outpatient service was one of the best I have attended, because it was quite in depth."
"I felt the staff took the time to conduct a thorough and detailed assessment. At not point throughout the process did I feel rushed. This gave me confidence in the process."
“It was a privilege to be able to access professionals with such knowledge, skill and expertise. Thank you!”
“Knowledgeable staff, very patient and empathetic.”
- Compulsions, rituals, and repetitive behaviours 25 November 2023
- Obsessions, ruminations, worries, and other intrusive thoughts 25 November 2023
- tDCS as a treatment for depression 28 October 2023
- rTMS for depression 28 October 2023
- Behavioural modification (pacing) for OCD 24 October 2023
- Esketamine for depression 20 October 2023