Finsbury ward

We provide care to adults aged from 16 - 65 years who have been diagnosed as having acute and/or enduring mental health problems who cannot be cared for at home or in the community.

Contact details

Address:

Mental Health Unit
St Ann's Hospital
St Ann's Road
London, N15 3TH

Tel: 020 8702 6130

Manager: Lazarus Ndhlovu

Visiting hours:
Monday to Friday: 4.30pm - 8pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays: 2pm - 8pm

Who we are

This team is made up of Doctors, Psychiatric Nurses, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Family Therapists and Dual Diagnosis Workers.  We work closely with Community Mental Health Team members including Community Psychiatric Nurses and Social Workers (Approved Social Workers).

What we offer

Our team provide care and support to help patients become well enough to be discharged and where necessary receive care in their homes or in the community.  Services include:

  • Diagnosis, an appropriate care plan and treatment
  • A physical health check on admission
  • Support to access advocacy services
  • Family Group Therapy

We also offer support for physical and social needs.

Who is the service for

Adults aged from 16 - 65 years who have been diagnosed as having acute and/or enduring mental health problems who cannot be cared for at home or in the community.

What are the next stages to recovery

When an inpatient is ready for discharge this will often be supported by the home treatment team for a period providing additional support whilst working alongside the care coordinator.

How you can access our service

GPs, A&E doctors, police doctors, Care Programme Approach Care co-ordinators, service users, voluntary sector and carers can refer to the service.