Treatment and care
We provide a wide range of treatment and care. Most of our patients are treated in the community; only a few need hospital care.
In hospital under section
What you need to know about being in hospital under a Mental Health Act section.
Community treatment orders
If you are in hospital under section 3 or 37, you may be able to leave hospital under a community treatment order (CTO).
Independent mental health advocates
You can get free, independent and confidential advice from an independent mental health advocate (IMHA) whilst in hospital.
The Mental Health Act gives a patient's nearest relative certain rights, provided the patient gives consent.
Mental Health Act Concerns and complaints
How to raise concerns about your treatment and care under the Mental Health Act, or that of someone close to you.
Voluntary patients, also known as informal patients, are those that have consented to hospital treatment for mental health difficulties.
Mental Health Act leaflets
Leaflets about the Mental Health Act, including easy read versions.