Melbury Lodge is based at the back of the Royal Hampshire County Hospital site in Winchester and has functional mental health wards for adults (for illnesses such as depression, a personality disorder or schizophrenia), plus a specialist mother and baby unit.
Stefano Olivieri Unit
Stefano Olivieri is a 15-bed short-stay unit for admission, assessment and treatment of older people with functional mental health needs. It is divided into two areas, Charlotte ward and Anne ward. Visiting hours are usually 2.00pm to 8.00pm and there is a pay telephone on the ward for patients and visitors (01962 897739).
Kingsley ward is a 25 bedded mixed (12 female beds and 13 male beds) open acute mental health ward which provides recovery focused care and treatment for adults who have severe mental illness, and who need their care to be delivered in an inpatient setting. Visiting hours are usually 4.00pm to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 8.00pm on weekends.
Mother and Baby Unit Melbury Lodge
Our Mother and Baby Unit is available to women who have severe mental illness from 36 weeks of pregnancy until a child is one year old. Women outside of Hampshire can be referred to the Unit. Visiting hours are usually 11.00am to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 8.00pm on weekends.