Royal Blackburn Hospital

    (expand submenu)


    Royal Blackburn Hospital

    Pendleview

    The inpatient mental health units in Blackburn providing 24 hours care for patients in the range between the ages of 18-65 years old. 

    The inpatient facilities in Blackburn comprise of four wards based in Pendleview. 

    The Inpatient Restart & Recovery Team work across all wards providing individualised recovery focussed treatment plans in collaboration with the patient.

    The team provides a wide range of opportunities to participate in occupational activity both in a group or 1:1 setting.   For some patients this may be a brief stay for intensive treatment and support, others who suffer from severe and enduring mental illness may require more frequent admissions.

    Any requests for beds are made through the Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team who provide a gatekeeping service to the wards.

    How to contact us

    Calder Ward Tel: 01254 226125
    Darwen Ward Tel: 01254 226131
    Hyndburn Ward Tel: 01254 226146
    Ribble Ward Tel: 01254 226422

    Address

    Pendleview
    Royal Blackburn Hospital
    Haslingden Road
    Blackburn
    BB2 3HH

    Hillview

    Hurstwood Ward

    Hurstwood Ward is an 18 bedded ward for males and females with acute mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia. There are some patients with mild to moderate dementia.

    We have registered mental health nurses and healthcare assistants working over 24 hours and 7 days.  We have support from consultant psychiatrists and junior doctors, occupational therapists and activity assistants, administrative staff and psychology.  We have close working links with the community teams based at both Balladen House and the Mount. We also receive support from the Nursing and Care Home liaison team based at Balladen House.

    The hospital liaison team are based in Royal Blackburn Hospital and our consultants provide two half day sessions per week supporting referrals from the wards there.

    Towneley Crisis Support Unit

    The Towneley Unit is a 24 hour, 7 day facility which provides an alternative pathway for people accessing emergency departments in crisis. The unit provides an assessment area in a calm and welcoming environment with places for six patients.

    With the support of staff, the person accessing the Towneley Unit is supported to both manage their immediate crisis and ensure they are placed on a pathway leading to ongoing recovery, which usually will help them to remain in the community.

    How to contact us

    Telephone: 01282 657171

    Address

    Hurstwood Ward
    Hillview
    Royal Blackburn Hospital
    Haslingden Road
    Blackburn
    BB2 3HH

    Edisford Ward

    Address

    Edisford Ward
    Hillview
    Royal Blackburn Hospital
    Haslingden Road
    Blackburn
    BB2 3HH