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Wharton Ward (Ladywell Unit, Lewisham Hospital)

How our service can help you

Wharton Ward is in the Ladywell Unit at University Hospital Lewisham. We provide services for women, aged 18-65, with acute psychiatric illness. Acute illnesses start quickly and have distressing symptoms. We provide care for people who live in the London Borough of Lewisham.

We offer psychiatric assessment, care and treatment in hospital, which helps reduce risk to self and others.

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

    Site Location: Lewisham Hospital Email: Phone Number: 020 3228 0227 or 020 3228 0228
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  • Address: Ladywell Unit
    University Hospital Lewisham
    Lewisham High Street,
    SE13 6LW
  • Business Hours/Visiting Hours: Provides care for 24 hours 7 days per week
    Visiting times 2pm - 5pm and 6.30pm - 8pm
    Children can visit at short notice but this must be agreed with nurse in charge.
    Visiting at other times can be arranged but needs to be negotiated.
  • 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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