Cygnet Hospital Beckton

  • Cygnet Hospital Beckton
  • 23 Tunnan Leys, Beckton, London, E6 6ZB
  • Tel: 0207 511 2299
  • Fax: 0207 5113399


Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a gender specific hospital for women with complex mental health needs. We accept emergency and planned, pre-assessed admissions. We provide a multi-disciplinary approach, to help service users return home as quickly as possible.

In addition to the pathway of female services provided by Cygnet Hospital Beckton, the hospital is also part of a larger network of female services provided by Cygnet Health Care, including medium secure, locked challenging behaviour and locked rehabilitation options. 

Services at Beckton

  • New Dawn Ward - Personality Disorder Service offering DBT interventions in a locked environment. Enabling change that matters to you.
  • Bewick Ward - Complex care & Recovery. Adults with forensic associated mental health needs. Empowerment, autonomy & responsibility.
  • Hooper Ward - PICU providing supportive individualised care and treatment for acutely disturbed service users. Stability & Hope.
  • Hansa Ward - Locked Learning Disability Service. Accepts referrals for detained and informal service users. Care and treatment is designed for service users whose needs are best met in a specialist setting. Ability through understanding.

Facilities and Care

At Beckton we offer exceptionally high standards of care and facilities in an attractive, well maintained therapeutic environment. All of our bedrooms are en-suite; we also have an enclosed garden, plus several balcony areas, accessible 24 hours a day.

Other facilities include a fully equipped, air-conditioned gym, two occupational therapy kitchens and telephone conference facilities.

Our aim is to help each service user recover and integrate back into their community, as quickly as possible. We have a multi-disciplinary team of specialists and offer a very broad range of therapies.

From the time of admission, our team is already planning each service user’s discharge, through care plans and assessments. Some service users are transferred back to their local NHS hospital if a bed becomes available. Others stay with us until they can return home, with appropriate follow-up.

Why Refer to Cygnet Hospital Beckton?
  • We are a leading provider of Gender Sensitive Services providing Specialised Care Pathways for Women.
  • Managed Care Pathways used to improve clinical effectiveness & shorten lengths of stay.
  • Patient Related Outcome Measures - Ensuring continuous improvements of service user experience.
Latest News
  • 12/01/15 : Service user a finalist in National Service User Awards We are delighted that a service user from Cygnet Hospital Beckton has been shortlisted as a finalist in the National Service User Awards. The nomination is for the “Positivity Group” which has been shortlisted in the Physical Health and Wellbeing category.
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  • 06/11/14 : New multi-site recovery group formed by service users On 4th November 2014 a new group, comprising of service users from Cygnet Hospital Beckton, Cygnet Wing Blackheath and Cygnet Lodge Lewisham had their first meeting. The main aim of the group is to broaden social interactions by bringing together service users from different services in a relaxed and informal environment.
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  • 27/10/14 : Cygnet Hospital Beckton carries out 'Physical Health Audit' The occupational therapy team at Cygnet Hospital Beckton have recently completed a physical health audit of service users at the hospital. The audit tool explored BMI information and a series of questions regarding the completion of physical health related paperwork, gym inductions, dietician referrals and engagement in physical health activities.
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