London SW15 4JD
Tel: 020 8780 6155
Fax: 020 8780 6156
Some bed availability
At Huntercombe Hospital Roehampton we offer a safe and secure care environment for men and women whose mental health has rapidly declined or worsened.
We’re predominantly an intensive care psychiatric hospital (PICU) for people with multiple conditions, complex health needs and challenging behaviour, such as acute psychotic episode, drug-induced psychosis, schizophrenia, risky behaviours and many more.
We also provide an extended and enhanced approach to treatment in a dedicated female ward to achieve longer-term outcomes including a reduction in readmissions and stabilization of long-term or recurrent mental health conditions. For existing patients, the smooth transition of step-down from our PICU to our longer-term ward creates consistency of care and stability for the patient. Likewise for those transferred from elsewhere, this service creates a consistent, stable environment thereby facilitating recovery. To learn more about this service, click below:
People come to our south-west London centre from across the country because they have been detained under the Mental Health Act. We can also help people who are under a Community Treatment Order (CTO) that has been revoked.
Following a referral, we’ll make a complete assessment of a patient’s need and the referrer will know about it within an hour or less.
We have a 24/7 telephone referral service, round-the-clock medical and nursing teams and have designated units for men and women.
We welcome referrals from all over the country.
Just off the A306 in Roehampton, four miles from Richmond, nine miles from central London
Nearest tube station is East Putney (District Line)
South West trains run from nearby Barnes, Mortlake or Putney
Bus stops for the 85, 493, 72, 430 and 265 are all nearby
Heathrow Airport, a 45 minute drive away
On site free parking
One 14 bed psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) ward for men
One 14 bed ward and one 11 bed ward for women
De-escalation seclusion suit
Fully equipped gym and enclosed sports area
Designated art room for Art Therapy
Occupational therapy kitchen
Range of high quality therapies available
Group and individual activities
A car service for travel and visits to the local area
Good links with The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Strong connections with local universities for student placements and training
This is commonly abbreviated to "PICU". It is a service for adults who are going through a sudden mental health crisis, and who pose a high level of risk to themselves or to other people. These patients usually need immediate inpatient treatment in a safe setting. Patients are detained under the Mental Health Act.
We work with these patients to draw up a treatment plan aimed at getting the individual back to life in the outside world.
Our Complex Care service is designed to help female patients regain the skills and confidence to live successfully in the community. Conditions such as borderline and anti-social personality disorders can be complex and difficult to diagnose. But once diagnosed and treated, underlying issues and conditions become apparent. Specialist interventions like Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Positive Behaviour Support are offered to help patients make sustained progress.
Our service is for men and women who are experiencing:
An unexplained psychotic episode
Drug induced psychoses
Severe depression with suicide risk
An increase in risky behaviours such as absconding, suicide attempts, arson and violence
Care is good. If my son was admitted tomorrow at Huntercombe Hospital Roehampton, I would be happy.
A big heartfelt thank you to Dr Ramadani. You are an excellent doctor and a very caring and lovely person. Our daughter is doing really well and slowly getting back to her old self again. Thanks.
Dr Shaqile Ahmad and his team were brilliant with my daughter. I am impressed with my daughter's progress and confidence. Roehampton has positively transformed her life.
Every patient we look after is treated as an individual. We take a collaborative approach, involving patients, their families, commissioners and other professionals to quickly manage the crisis that has led to the patient coming into our care.
CQC Inspection Update: The "requires improvement" rating was issued following an inspection in November 2015. Subsequent focused inspections were carried out in October 2016 and February 2017 and acknowledge that we are making progress in addressing concerns raised.