National High Secure Deaf Service

We are the only provider of High Secure Deaf Services in England and Wales.

We provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for deaf male patients who have a range of conditions including mental illness, and/or personality disorder, and/or a learning disability. 
We offer specialist expertise within a multi-disciplinary clinical team and aim to enhance engagement with the patients and maximise their skills for re-entering the world of hearing.

We use of a range of communication methods including British Sign Language (BSL), Sign Supported English, Makaton and other forms of sign language.


Rampton Hospital was recently inspected by the CQC and they have produced a BSL version of their report.


Positive mosaic artwork at Rampton Hospital

Help in a crisis

Main Switchboard: 01777 248 321

Adele Fox

Head of Clinical Operations

Telephone: 01777 247299



Health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Please refer via written referral to the Clinical Director.

Lead clinician

Dr Manjit Gahir, Clinical Director


Service commissioned by

NHS England, Midlands and East (East Midlands Hub)