NHS Foundation


The Tower Hamlets Centre for Mental Health
Bancroft Road,
London, E1 4DG


020 8121 5075

Opening hours

24 hour service all year round

Lea Ward

Who we are

Inpatient Ward - Adult

A 19-bed acute admissions ward for male patients between the ages of 18 and 65.

The service offers:

• 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.

Please note the Tower Hamlets Centre for Mental Health is a smoke free site.
Referral by GP
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