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Ruth Seifert Ward

We are a 14-bedded acute admission ward specialising in the treatment, care and support of people in City and Hackney who need a period of hospital admission.

Front Entrance of City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health with Sign

City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health
Homerton Row
E9 6SR
United Kingdom

Opening hours
24 hours a day, 365 days of the year
Telephone number
0208 510 8703
0208 510 8609

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
  • A 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 that the City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health is now a smoke-free site. 

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 outpatient team, care coordinators, social workers, and GPs to support the individual during their inpatient stay.