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Cygnet Hospital Derby

100 City Gate, London Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8WZ

Gender: Mixed

Beds: 48

Cygnet Hospital Derby provides low secure and mental health rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model. Our integrated male care pathway includes Litchurch Ward, our low secure ward, and the Wyvern Unit, our mental health rehabilitation service. Alvaston Ward, our specialist female personality disorder service, is one of the leading services of its kind in the East and West Midlands.

Service users have access to external secure courtyards, and therapy and leisure facilities, including a fully equipped gym, art room, IT classroom and therapy kitchen, which contribute to a comprehensive package of care. Cygnet Hospital Derby is built to low secure specifications.

“When I came to Cygnet Hospital the staff were so friendly and supported me when I was low…I had a say on my Care Plans and I was happy with them…Cygnet Hospital Derby is a friendly environment and caring. I treat is as my home because it is homely and a safe place.”Service user

Quality Network for Mental Health Services

Following an assessment visit by a peer review team Cygnet Hospital Derby was given an excellent 87% score in its 2020 review by the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services.

Services at Cygnet Hospital Derby

  • Alvaston Ward – Female Low Secure Personality Disorder – 14 beds
  • Litchurch Ward – Male Low Secure Mental Health & Dual Diagnosis – 15 beds
  • Wyvern Ward – Male High Dependency Inpatient Rehabilitation- 19 beds

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A Career with Cygnet Hospital Derby

Join our amazing nursing teams in Derby!

A career at Cygnet comes with excellent benefits. Whether it’s saving you money on the high street, with healthcare, holidays & leisure – or securing your future with professional development and a pension – we support you to be happy both in & out of work.

Nursing Jobs in Derby


Cygnet Hospital Derby in the news


Safari Day at Cygnet Hospital Derby

The Occupational Therapy team at Cygnet Derby recently arranged a Safari Day for all service users. They welcomed skunks, lizards, bunnies, birds and cockroaches to the hospital who were warmly welcomed by service users and staff who were extremely excited for their arrival.

Service User Events Team Appointed for NSUA 2022

We recently launched our search to find a team of service users to support us plan the 10th Annual National Service User Awards. We advertised across Cygnet Health Care for team members who were keen to work as part of a team and share their skills.


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