Cygnet Hospital Derby

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

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.

Cygnet Hospital Derby are currently experiencing issues with the main contact number and the direct dials to the wards are as follows:

  • Litchurch – 01332 228460
  • Alvaston – 01332 228472
  • Wyvern – 01332 228452

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 94% score in its 2018 review by the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services.

Services at Cygnet Hospital Derby

  • Alvaston Ward – Female Low Secure Personality Disorder – 16 beds
  • Litchurch Ward – Male Low Secure Mental Health & Dual Diagnosis – 15 beds
  • Wyvern Ward – Male High Dependency Inpatient Rehabilitation- 19 beds

Cygnet Hospital Derby in the news


Safewards Celebration Day

We are delighted to announce that following a successful pilot scheme of the phase one and phase two wards no fewer than fourteen wards across Cygnet have achieved Safewards status.

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