Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

If you need help in a mental health crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your your GP or visit NHS 111.

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

Silver Birch Ward

Silver Birch is a 20 bedded assessment ward. It is available for people aged 65+ with a diagnosis of dementia or challenging behaviour.

The service is also available to anyone over 18 with a mental health condition due to a medical or physical disease (rather than a psychiatric illness).

Accessing our services

Access to the ward is via referral from the community mental health teams.

For more information please see our leaflets:

Visiting information

1pm – 4pm and 6pm – 7:30pm daily.

Contact and find us

Tel: 0115 854 2212

Silver Birch Ward
Highbury Hospital
Highbury Vale
Bulwell
Nottinghamshire
NG6 9DR

 

Getting here

Car parking is available.

Help in a crisis

Contact Silver Birch Ward staff for further information.

Tel: 0115 854 221

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Referral has to be agreed by a consultant within the Mental Health Service for Older People (MHSOP).

 

Lead clinician

Dr Nisha Mokashi, Consultant Psychiatrist

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