Ferndene – Children and Young Peoples Inpatient Service (Prudhoe)

Ferndene is based at the former Prudhoe Hospital site and provides an inpatient regional and national service for children and young people aged up to 18 years of age. Ferndene comprises of four inpatient wards (Fraser, Redburn YPU, Riding and Stephenson) providing a total of forty beds.

Riding

A six bed unit providing comprehensive assessment and treatment for patients aged from 4-18 years with mild to moderate learning disability (4 to 12 year olds) or moderate to severe learning disability (13 to 18 year olds). In addition young people admitted to Riding will present with requiring assessment and treatment for complex mental health/behavioural and emotional needs.

Telephone:  01661 838 482

Fraser

A twelve bed unit providing comprehensive assessment and treatment for patients aged from 12 to 18 years with mental health and developmental needs and mild to moderate learning disability.

Telephone: 01661 838 503

Stephenson

An eight bed low secure unit providing comprehensive assessment and treatment for patients aged from 14 to 18 years with mild to moderate learning disability and a requirement for high levels of supervision in a safe environment. Quality Network for Inpatient CAMHS (QNIC) has accredited Stephenson as Excellent.

Telephone: 01661 838 513

Redburn

A fourteen bed unit providing comprehensive assessment and treatment for patients under the age of 18 with early onset psychosis or complex mental health disorders.

Telephone: 01661 838 491

How to get referred
via specialist mental health service or GP referral to consultant

Contact

Address

Moor Road Prudhoe Northumberland NE42 5PB

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