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Mental Health Inpatient Services

Mental Health Inpatient Services

Mental Health Inpatient Services in Bedfordshire provide a range of Inpatient services to working age and older adults patients, including 6 working-age acute wards, 1 male PICU and 2 older adult units for patients with functional and organic disorder.  A new CAMHS inpatient unit is currently under construction and is scheduled to open at the end of 2022.

Mental Health Team

Transforming our services in Bedfordshire and Luton

The majority of inpatient wards are located in the south of the county adjacent to or in the environs of the Luton & Dunstable Hospital. ELFT is in the process of designing and building a new state of the art Centre for Mental health in Bedford scheduled to open in 2025 where satellite wards will be relocated in the future.

    Work with us in Bedfordshire

    Take a look at our vacancies and submit your application today!

    We are outstanding

    Our recent achievements have been the result of our staff working together, living the Trust values and striving to achieve a common purpose (to serve the people of Bedfordshire & Luton):

    • Our Services were rated as Outstanding by CQC in 2021.
    • We have a strong emphasis on Quality Improvement and co-production, to drive quality and service improvement within our services.
    • The majority of our wards also have AIMS accreditation and Service User Accreditation.

    We are looking for highly skilled consultants to apply for the openings we have listed below:

    • Townsend Ward - Substantive consultant
    • Ash Ward - Substantive consultant
    • Coral Ward - Substantive consultant
    • Fountains Court - Locum Consultant (Fixed Term) Speciality Doctor

    Contact us

    Enquires of interest would be warmly welcomed. Please contact:
    Dr Guy Thompson Clinical Director for Inpatient Mental Health Services in Bedfordshire