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Effra Ward (Bethlem Royal Hospital)

River House

Phone number:
0203 228 8500 or 0203 228 6411
Fax number:
0203 228 5481
Hospital site:
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Address:
River House
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
Beckenham
Kent
BR3 3BX
Directorate or department:
Behavioural and Developmental Psychiatry
Care pathway:
Service Type:
Adult Mental Health Services (Local)
Treatment mode:
Inpatient
This service is for people who live in:
Croydon, Lambeth, Southwark
Summary:
Effra Ward is a 16 bedded ward for male patients located in the River House Medium Secure Unit, based at the Bethlem Royal Hospital. Effra provides a service for male forensic patients aged 18 years and over, detained under the MHA (1983) amended 2007, and is a Tier 2 ward located in the River House Medium Secure Unit, based at the Bethlem Royal Hospital.

Both Brook and Effra wards are classified as Tier 2 wards within River House and admit patients from the Tier 1 Admission wards, Norbury and Thames.

Effra Ward operates within the framework of recovery oriented practice, using My Shared Pathway (MSP). Brook encourages service user led involvement at all stages of their recovery and care pathway.

Effra ward takes patients from Lambeth, Southwark and Croydon and sometimes Lewisham. Their placements are funded by NHS England.

The expected length of stay in this ward will be approximately 6 to 18 months.
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