Lavender Green Flowers build therapeutic garden at Huntercombe Maidenhead

Lavender Green Flowers, London’s luxury florist has embarked on an incredible new project to build a therapeutic and educational garden for patients at our Huntercombe Hospital near Maidenhead.  After completion, the florists and extended team will help to maintain the garden on a seasonal basis and offer advice…

A day in the life of a nurse team leader

Kiran Jhanzaib, RMN, works as a Team Leader on Tamar Ward, a general adolescent unit in Maidenhead. She tells us what it’s like to walk a day in her shoes at Huntercombe. An interest in psychology I’ve always been interested in psychology; my brother’s a doctor and I…

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Former patient, Christine shares her experience of Huntercombe Maidenhead

Christine came back to share her experience of her time at Huntercombe Maidenhead to give other young people hope that life can be better.   She is now studying medicine at university.

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Some our team members talk about the care at Huntercombe Maidenhead

Dr Mark Tattersall, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist on our eating disorder service tells us  “The thing that stands out for me me when I meet former patients who come back is how they come back in a very different role. They come back as young professionals, as a…

Party celebrating 30 years

On 9th February 2019 our much loved housekeeper and colleague, Hyatt Thompson celebrated 30 years working at Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead.  We marked this amazing achievement and hosted a celebratory party to show our appreciation.

Huntercombe Maidenhead support Young Minds Campaign

When the team spoke to the young people about the campaign, they were really keen to get involved and wanted to wear something yellow to help raise awareness. The young people created t-shirts and a banner for the #HelloYellow campaign and took pictures of them. Patients said: Young…

Are you concerned that someone you know has an Eating Disorder?

If the answer is “yes” to one or more of the following questions, there may be cause for concern.  You should let the person know you are worried about them and talk about how they would like to be supported, including talking to their GP. Does the person…

Poppies at Maidenhead

“In our recent mixed media lessons we have come together as two units and made a group art piece about the British legion poppy campaign. The art piece we have made is to remember those who have lost their lives and those who are still fighting for our…

Learn more about eating disorders

To help improve understanding about eating disorders we have created a short video.  If you or someone you care about has an eating disorder and you want to know more about the condition and the types of treatment which can be given then watch this.

Maidenhead’s Summer Fete 2016

After months of planning, July 21 2016 saw the Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead Annual Summer Fete go down as ‘one of the most successful ever’. Set in the beautiful hospital grounds, surrounded by listed trees and woodland footpaths, the Summer Fete had cake stalls, henna tattoos, music, face painting…