Huntercombe Stafford rated “outstanding” for being caring

Patients told the CQC inspectors that they were happy and safe; they were satisfied they were getting the right support for their problems and had seen progress in themselves. They said they would recommend other people to be treated at the hospital. Our hospital, at Ivetsey Bank, Wheaton...

Days out for Young People at Huntercombe Hospital Stafford

Thursday 14th December saw a group of young people from Thorneycroft and Wedgwood take a trip into a decommissioned nuclear bunker nestled in the sleepy Cheshire countryside. The bunker was built in the 1950s and would have acted as a centre of regional government if ever a nuclear...

Huntercombe Hospital Stafford hold a Macmillan day

There were cakes for sale including: Key lime pie, Carrot cake, and many more. There was also a Bric-a-Brac sale. The staff in the kitchen all baked a cake for the “Best cake “competition, some staying up into the early hours of the morning to get them finished....

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...

Educational event at Huntercombe Stafford

Wiz Magunda, Hospital Director, Alice Reeds, Hospital Services Manager and Samantha Bond, Commercial Director for the Huntercombe Group opened the event. Our two consultants, Dr Shaheen Chaudhry and Dr Ramesh Billemane delivered presentations on Bipolar Affective Disorder and on Physical Health and Risk Management respectively. During the day,...

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.

Stafford Tea and Talk afternoon for World Mental Health day

Huntercombe Hospital Stafford held a Tea and Talk afternoon for World Mental Health day, where patients and staff got together and have a natter whilst enjoying a good old cuppa. This gave patients from across the hospital a chance to mingle and interact with each other, they worked...

Huntercombe Stafford supports Jeans for Genes Day

On Friday 23rd September, patients and staff at Huntercombe Hospital Stafford wore denim clothing to support the Jeans for Genes Day. A massive congratulations and Thank You to everyone that took part and organised the day, when £102.68 was raised!

Reptile Awareness Day at Huntercombe Stafford

Huntercombe Stafford celebrated Reptile Awareness Day. Patients told us that the day was ‘great’, ‘fun’, ‘amazing’, ‘fantastic’, and ‘very good’. The visit went without a hitch and our young people got to see and hold a variety of interesting creatures. The experience was also educational and we all...

Masquerade ball kicks off summer with style at Stafford

To celebrate the end of the school year, patients at Huntercombe Hospital Stafford attended the Masquerade Ball. Young people from across Huntercombe Hospital in Stafford put on their masks, dressed up in their party outfits, and stepped into their transformed classrooms. Students enjoyed an interactive quiz based on...