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.

Redwood 1 Ward (Male)

We provide inpatient care for men experiencing an acute crisis relating to their mental health who cannot be supported in their own home.

The service focuses on assessment of need, treatment, and recovery and places the service user at the centre of care planning.

Care is provided by a wide range of professionals including:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Support workers

The service is for men aged between 18 - 65 and patients over 65 who have already been accessing mental health services may also be referred.

Accessing our services

Admissions to Redwood 1 Ward are agreed by the bed manager working within the crisis team within the city or county south locality and are facilitated if felt to be the most safe and effective way to deliver care.

Visiting information

Monday - Friday 6.00pm - 8.30pm

Weekends and Bank Holidays 9.00am - 8.30pm

Contact and find us

Tel: 0115 969 1300 Ext: 11110

Redwood 1 Ward
Highbury Hospital
Highbury Road


Getting here

Our site offers:

  • Disabled access
  • Parking

Help in a crisis

If your concern relates to a current inpatient of Redwood 1, please contact the ward directly.

If your concern relates to a member of the public then please contact the local Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team, who will be able to offer advice.

Support groups

Rushcliffe Mental Health support group:

Support for carers in Nottingham:

Information and advice:

Highbury Carers Group – please ask a member of the team for more details.

Information for health professionals

All admissions to the ward are facilitated by the identified crisis team bed manager, for more information please contact the ward directly.


Acting ward manager

Annette Palmer

Tel: 0115 969 1300 Ext: 11110


Service commissioned by

Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire South County Clinical Commissioning Groups



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