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Alnwood - Medium Secure Children and Young People's Inpatient Service (St Nicholas Hospital)

Address

Jubilee Road
Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3XT

Contact

Tel: 0191 223 2253Fax: 0191 223 2235

Opening Hours

24 hours, 7 days a week

Alnwood provides medium secure inpatient assessment and treatment for young people up to 18 years who have complex mental health needs, including those with a learning disability.

NHS England commissions Alnwood as part of the secure forensic mental health service for young people.  It is one of a small number of centres nationally providing highly specialist multi-disciplinary care for young people requiring treatment under the Mental Health Act 1983.

Alnwood provides a safe, structured therapeutic environment that respects and meets the social, psychological and educational needs of the young person. Download our Service Information Pack 

Alnwood comprises of three mixed gender wards:

Ashby

Ashby is a 9 bed unit providing comprehensive assessment and treatment for young people aged 12-18 with complex mental health disorders and a requirement of a high level of supervision in a medium secure environment.

Telephone: 0191 223 2883

Wilton

Wilton is a 6 bed unit providing comprehensive assessment and treatment for young people aged 12-18 with complex mental health disorders and a requirement of a high level of supervision in a medium secure environment.

Telephone:  0191 223 2234

Lennox

Lennox is a 7 bed unit providing comprehensive assessment and treatment for young people aged 12-18 with complex mild to moderate learning disability and a requirement of a high level of supervision in a medium secure environment.

Telephone:  0191 223 2650 

How to get referred

Referrals are accepted from specialist mental health teams regionally, nationally and internationally. Informal enquiries are welcomed and advice can be given by telephone prior to referrals.

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