Joshua Ward

City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health
Homerton Row,
E9 6SR
24 hours service open all year round

Joshua Ward is 19-bedded acute admission ward providing assessment, treatment, care and support for men from City and Hackney.

Please note that the City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health is now a smoke free site. 

Most people can receive treatment and care as an outpatient. When an admission is required, this is arranged via the assessing mental health team
• 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.
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