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.
Rowan 1 Ward
We provide inpatient care for men experiencing an acute mental health crisis 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, and 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 Rowan 1 Ward are agreed by the bed manager working in the crisis team in the city or county south. Patients will be admitted if our ward is felt to be the most safe and effective way to care for them.
5.30pm - 8.30pm Monday - Friday
8.30am - 8.30pm Weekends and Bank Holidays
Help in a crisis
If your concern relates to a current inpatient of Rowan 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.
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.
Deputy ward manager
- John Queenan
- Marisha Henshaw
Service commissioned by
Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire South County Clinical Commissioning Groups.