Silver Birch Ward

Acitivities suggestion board - bubble bath, crossword, art work, jigsaw puzzle 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:

Silver Birch Assessment Ward.pdf[pdf] 226KB

Silver Birch Assessment Ward - Activities Leaflet.pdf[pdf] 301KB


Visiting information

1pm – 4pm and 6pm – 7:30pm daily.


Contact us

  • Telephone: 0115 854 2212
  • Address: 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.

Telephone: 0115 854 2212


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