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Cygnet Hospital Hexham

Anick Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4JR

Gender: Female

Beds: 27

Cygnet Hospital Hexham is our 27 bed mental health facility for women with complex mental health needs. The hospital is built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment.

Situated amongst the soft fields and meadows of the Tyne valley, which is known for its abbey, leafy parks, and mix of independent shops, the hospital will provide an important and much-needed service for service users within the North East of England.

As part of our continued efforts to improve service users care and treatment pathway’s the hospital will benefit from a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses across RMN and RGN disciplines, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, and support workers.

Positive service user outcomes are at heart of the services we offer at Cygnet Hospital Hexham, we recognise that every service user is different and therefore must be assessed and treated as an individual in the best possible surroundings.

The hospital will be split into two distinct wards, each offering specialist mental health services:

  • Fisher Ward – Mental Health Acute Service for Women – Now Open
  • Franklin Ward – Specialist PICU Service for Women – Now Open

Our Multi-disciplinary Team:

  • Clinical Hospital Manager
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Therapy Coordinator
  • Nurses across RMN and RGN disciplines
  • Support Workers
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Cygnet Hospital Hexham in the news


Cygnet Hospital Hexham hails success of music therapy

Cygnet Hospital Hexham is working with a local student, Paddy Villiers-Stuart to hold music sessions and has credited music therapy for helping service users in mental distress. Paddy, from Hexham, brings a variety of instruments with him to the hospital and sings with service users and works with them to create original music.

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Cygnet Hospital Hexham’s Grand Opening Day

On Wednesday 9th September we held our grand opening event at Cygnet Hospital Hexham, our new PICU and Acute service for women with complex mental health needs. Due to open for admissions in October, the new 27-bed facility will provide an important and much-needed service for women and will offer treatment and rehabilitation through a specialist intensive care unit and an acute service for women.


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