Luton & Central Bedfordshire Mental Health Unit,
(Off Calnwood Road), Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 0FB


01582 700343

Opening hours

24 hour service, all year round

Crystal Ward (Luton)

Who we are

An acute adult mental health ward for female patients.

The service offers:

  • 24 hour, 365 days a year services
  • Active involvement of the patient, family and carers
  • Choice and autonomy, where possible
  • Intensive assessment, intervention and support    
  • Recovery planning with patient focussed outcomes
  • Sensitive approach to ethnic and cultural issues
  • Share learning from the crisis
  • Time-limited treatments that are responsive to patient’s needs
  • To provide practical support and assistance with problems of daily living.
Self-referrals to this service are not accepted. Referrals accepted from one of the following: GP, Care Co-ordinator, Community Mental Health Team, Community Nurse Health professional, Hospital Liaison Nurse or Social services.
The ward has a multi-disciplinary team including Mental Health Nurses, Clinical Support Workers, Clinical Psychologists, a Consultant Psychiatrist and medical staff. They work in partnership with the Outpatients Team, Care Co-ordinators, Social Workers and GPs to support the patient through their inpatient stay.



Severe symptoms of mental illness

Clinical speciality:

Adult Mental Health Service