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Jim Birley Unit

How our service can help you

The Jim Birley Unit (JBU) is an 19-bed ward at the Maudsley Hospital. Our aim is to ensure that women with severe mental illness who need 24 hour hospital care are safe and receive the assessment and treatment they need.

  • Service Borough Covers: Southwark Treatment type: Inpatient
  • Contact the service

    Site Location: Maudsley Hospital Known As: JBU Phone Number: 020 3228 3157 or 020 3228 5280
  • Disabled Access:

    Yes, the ward has lift access to the 2nd floor.

  • Address: 2nd floor
    Aubrey Lewis House
    Maudsley Hospital
    Denmark Hill,
    SE5 8AZ
  • Business Hours/Visiting Hours:

    The service operates 24 hours a day. 



  • Other essential information

  • Conditions: Addictions, Anxiety, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism, Bipolar disorder, Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), Childhood degenerative disorders, Conduct disorder, Dementia, Depression, Dissociative disorders, Eating disorders, Learning disabilities, Neuropsychiatry, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Perinatal disorders, Persistent physical symptoms, Personality disorders, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Psychosexual, Psychosis, Self-harm
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