How To Make a Referral

To check our current bed availability please visit our bed availability page.

Emergency referrals

  • We aim to respond to all Acute and PICU referrals within one hour of receipt of adequate clinical information.

To make a referral:

    • Contact the relevant unit directly. Once they start processing the referral any additional information can be sent via fax or email, including secure NHS email. A list of contact numbers for each of our Acute and PICU services can be seen in the table below. Information that will be required includes:
      • Copies of section papers (if applicable)
      • Clinical history and relevant medical history
      • Current medication/charts
      • Current presentation (including recent daily clinical notes)
      • CPA reports (if available)
      • Current risk assessment
      • Confirmation of funding from CCG/Trust
    • Alternatively, download and complete a referral form and then contact the relevant unit to notify them to expect receipt of the referral by fax or email.
Download Acute & PICU Referral Form
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PICU Service Region M/F Tel No. Ward Fax No.
Cygnet Hospital Beckton
Hooper Ward
London
(East)
Female 0207 511 2299 0207 511 8927
Cygnet Hospital Blackheath
Tyler Ward
London
(South East)
Male 0208 694 2111 0208 692 7892
Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke
Nash Ward
South West
(Somerset)
Male 01934 428989 01934 644930
Cygnet Hospital Bierley
Denholme Ward
Yorkshire & Humber
(West Yorkshire)
Female 01274 686767 01274 470132
Cygnet Hospital Wyke
Austen Ward
Yorkshire & Humber
(West Yorkshire)
Male 01274 605500 01274 965061
Acute Service Region M/F Tel No. Ward Fax No.
Cygnet Hospital Stevenage
Chamberlain Ward
East of England
(Hertfordshire)
Male
(Detained)
01438 342942 01438 745815
Cygnet Hospital Stevenage
Orchid Ward
East of England
(Hertfordshire)
Female
(Detained)
01438 342942 01438 745815
Cygnet Hospital Harrow
Byron Ward
London
(North West)
M/F 0208 9667000 0208 4237964
Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke
Sandford Ward
South West
(Somerset)
Male 01934 428989 01934 644671
Cygnet Hospital Harrogate
Haven Ward
Yorkshire & Humber
(North Yorkshire)
M/F 01423 500599 01423 615001
Cygnet Hospital Wyke
Branwell Ward
Yorkshire & Humber
(West Yorkshire)
Male 01274 605500 01274 965062

Planned Admissions

      • We aim to assess all referrals within five working days, unless a more urgent assessment is required (please notify us if this is the case).
      • We aim to assess Prison Transfers within 48 hours.
      • We will provide verbal feedback within 24 hours of any assessment.
      • We will provide a full written report within five working days of the assessment.

To make a referral please contact the relevant unit and speak to the referral co-ordinator who will take you through the information required pre-assessment.