Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.



Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact 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 breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Inpatient Services - Lings Bar Hospital

Patient talking to staff member We offer rehabilitation, recovery or ongoing assessment to older adults, mainly over the age of 65, after a stay in hospital.

We have ten beds for patients who need to keep their weight off a fractured limb. We provide further rehabilitation so that they can go home safely.

We also provide end of life care to patients in their last few weeks of life.

Age UK Lings Bar Patient Representative Service leaflet


Service opening hours and visiting times - please note changes due to the current spread of COVID-19.

We are pleased to announce that Lings Bar Hospital is now open to visitors. All visitors will need to pre-book an appointment. Please read restrictions in place and information on visiting arrangements.

Accessing our service

Patients are referred to our service after a stay in hospital

Contact and find us

Main telephone number – 0115 955 5477 (Mon – Fri 08:30 – 17:00)

Forest Ward – 0115 876 0194

Castle Ward – 0115 952 9473

John Proctor Ward - 0115 952 9474

Lings Bar Hospital

Further information

The site is accessible by wheelchair.

Accessible toilet facilities are available on site.

Visitor parking is available. Some spaces have been designated for use by blue badge holders.

Lings Bar Hospital is accessible on regular bus routes from Nottingham City.

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Please contact our admission and discharge facilitator Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm.

Telephone: 0115 952 9479
Mobile: 0779 093 9729


Lead clinician

Senior Nurse Practitioner - Deborah Godfrey


Service commissioned by

Citycare, Nottingham West, Nottingham North and East and Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Groups.



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