We provide medium secure inpatient services to male adult patients with mental disorder.
We offer assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. We aim to reduce the distress associated with mental health problems and promote recovery.
We work to reduce the risks associated with our patient group and tailor treatment to meet each patient's needs. We are dedicated to achieving the highest standards of patient care.
Our model of care involves:
- establishing effective, sustained therapeutic relationships
- problem solving
- positive role modelling
- structured therapy programmes
We also offer a range of sporting, leisure, educational and vocational activities and are a recognised Recovery College campus.
On site facilities
The Hospital has a farm shop within its grounds. This is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays.
There is a shop within the Hospital which is open for two hours a day, Monday to Friday only.
There is a general store just beyond the top of the Hospital drive. This is open 6.00am – 10.00pm.
Accessing our services
You will only be admitted to Wathwood Hospital if you are referred by a professional.
Referrals come from:
- secure hospitals
- general mental health services
- independent sector hospitals
- Telephone: 01709 870 800
- Address: Wathwood Hospital, Gipsy Green Lane, Wath-Upon-Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S63 7TQ
Visitor parking is available on site. Some spaces are for use by blue badge holders only.
The nearest bus station is in Wath-upon-Dearne town centre. There is also a bus station in Rotherham with a service to Wath-upon-Dearne.
The nearest train station is Swinton (South Yorkshire). Train stations in Rotherham and Meadow Hall also offer easy access to the Hospital.
For help planning your journey please visit www.traveline.info.
Local taxi numbers:
- Fona Car: 01709 588 885
- Gemini: 01709 581 944
Ivanhoe taxis: 01709 589999
Help in a crisis
Main Switchboard: 01709 870 800
Information for health professionals
How to refer someone to this service
Dr E Mendelson
Gipsy Green Lane
Telephone: 01709 870 800
Dr Eric Mendelson
Service commissioned by
NHS England, Midlands and East (East Midlands Hub)