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Northwick Park Mental Health Unit: Ferneley Ward, Eastlake Ward

Northwick Park Mental Health Unit in Harrow has two adult inpatient wards, Ferneley Ward and Eastlake Ward, which provide a safe and therapeutic environment for people over the age of 18 with acute mental health problems that cannot be adequately cared for in the community.

Inpatient wards are suitable for people who:

- Are over the age of 18.
- Are suffering an acute phase of a serious mental illness, suspected to have an acute mental illness, or a relapse of long term mental illnesses that, due to the level of identified risks to self or others, cannot be safely assessed and treated anywhere but in an inpatient mental health ward.
- Have been detained under the Mental Health Act (including Community Treatment Order (CTO) recalls)
- Are vulnerable, at risk of harm to self or others as a result of an acute phase of a serious mental illness and cannot be safely supported in a community setting despite increased level of support, care and treatment.
- Have a dual diagnosis of learning disability, substance misuse etc. however the primary reason for inpatient care is an acute phase of a serious mental illness.

Please check the Northwick Park Mental Health Unit website for more details of who can be admitted to the mental health units.

If you feel you or a loved one may need inpatient care, please contact the Single Point of Access or visit A&E if there is a medical emergency.

Northwick Park Hospital, Mental Health Unit, Watford Road, Harrow , Middlesex, HA1 3UJ
Umbrella org:
Central and North West London NHS Mental Health Trust
020 8869 2313
Opening times:
Inpatient mental health wards are operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Who is it for:
People with severe and enduring mental illness
Interpreters available with notice
Disabled access:
Wheelchair access, accessible toilet, lift, access to signing
How to apply:
You must be referred by the home treatment team
182, 186, 223, H9, H10, H14
Northwick Park (Metropolitan)
Pay and display car park
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