Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Graveley Road, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 4YS

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage
Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living.

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage provides a comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy programme across its four secure wards. Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

We offer specialist diagnostic assessments for Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ADOS) and Personality Disorders (IPDE and PCL-R). The therapies offered include Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Substance Misuse Programme, Fire Setting Intervention Programme for Mentally Disordered Offenders (FIP-MO) and Sex Offender Treatment Programme for Mentally disordered Offenders (SOTP-MO). The psychology team offers a range of individual therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural and Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Schema focused and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

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Care is provided within a medium secure perimeter. Inside the hospital, everyone has an individual en-suite bedroom and there is outdoor space available for all. There are also a range of additional facilities including a vocational cafe, large indoor gym hall, multi-gym, outdoors football pitch and garden area.

The vocational cafe at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage.

The aim at Stevenage is to help people learn how to manage their mental health and reinforce their daily living skills, helping to prepare for independent life.

Services at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

  • Pattison Ward – Women’s Medium Secure – 14 beds
  • Tiffany Ward – Women’s Low Secure Mental Health – 15 beds
  • Orchid Ward – Women’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only) – 14 beds
  • Peplau Ward – Men’s Medium Secure – 14 beds
  • Saunders Ward – Men’s Low Secure Mental Health – 15 beds
  • Chamberlain Ward – Men’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only) – 14 beds

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage in the news


Amanda Albano

Amanda Albano appointed Clinical Manager of Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Albano to the post of Clinical Manager at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage. Amanda joins the team having amassed over 19 years of experience in mental healthcare in a variety of roles in the NHS and St Andrew's Healthcare.

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage develops a new treatment for their acute wards

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage has recently developed a new treatment programme for its Acute Wards. The Coping Skills Group is a Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) informed programme, which has been specifically developed to meet the needs of service users on the two acute wards at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage.

Cygnet service users shortlisted for 2017 National Service User Awards

We are proud to announce that no fewer than eight service user led projects from Cygnet hospitals have been shortlisted as finalists in the National Service User Awards 2017. Cygnet Hospital Derby has four projects in the final and Cygnet Hospitals Bierley, Bury, Kewstoke and Stevenage also each have a nomination in the final.