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Melbury Lodge

Melbury Lodge, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5DG 01962  897700  

No A&E Available

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 telephone on the ward for patients and visitors (01962 897739)

Kingsley Ward

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    
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.

















No A&E available

Melbury Lodge has a car park for visitors.

Disabled parking is next to the upper entrance of Melbury Lodge.     

The railway station is a 20 minute walk away (route is quite hilly) and buses run from the station and city centre to the hospital regularly.   

Mother and Baby Unit, Melbury Lodge
Hampshire County Hospital Romsey Road
SO22 5DG
United Kingdom
Main phone number
01962 897711
The Mother and Baby unit has 10 beds although it is currently commissioned for 9. The unit is nationally commissioned and women can be admitted from anywhere in England. 
The Mother and Baby unit admits women with severe mental health problems and can admit pregnant women as well as women with their babies up to their first birthday. However, admissions of older babies must always be in their best interest.
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