Inherited metabolic diseases (IMD)

We offer appointments:

How to get an appointment

Your GP or hospital doctor can refer you.

Changing or cancelling your appointment

Please contact us as soon as possible if you need to change or cancel your appointment.

Phone: 020 7188 4004

Email: [email protected]

Before your appointment

Please bring:

  • a list of medicines you're taking
  • the results of any recent tests or investigations you’ve had done by other doctors
  • a list of questions you have about your condition and treatment

If you keep a file of all your health records, it is helpful to bring this with you.

We'll ask you to come in for any tests or investigations needed before your appointment.

Video appointments

Our video appointments page has information about how to prepare.

Please contact us if we've not sent you a video appointment link by text message 24 hours before your appointment.

Face-to-face appointments

Our face-to-face appointment page has information about how to prepare.

Your face-to-face appointment will take place at: Gassiot House outpatient centre, ground floor, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

During your appointment

Our appointments normally last 30 minutes and you'll see a team consisting of:

  • consultants
  • nurse specialists
  • dietitians

After your appointment

We'll send a letter to you and your GP or hospital doctor. It will include:

  • a summary of the appointment
  • any agreed outcomes
  • treatment plan
  • We'll make a follow-up appointment if you need it. This will be with either a doctor, nurse specialist or dietitian.

If you've any problems after your appointment, please contact us.

Last updated: November 2023

Contact us

For more information, please contact us.

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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