Melbury Lodge

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 has15-bed and cares for older people with (functional) mental health needs. It is a short-stay unit. 

It is divided into two areas, Charlotte ward and Anne ward.

Visiting hours are usually 2pm to 8pm (please check our Coronavirus information page for more information) and there is a telephone on the ward for patients and visitors.

Tel: 01962 897739


Kingsley Ward has 25 beds of which 12 are for female service users and 13 are for male service users.

It provides mental health care which is recovery focused and treatment for adults who have severe mental illness. 

Visiting hours are usually 4.00pm to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 8.00pm on weekends.Please see our Coronavirus Information page for more information. 

Telephone: 01962 897760

Our Mother and Baby Unit is available to women who have severe mental illness from 32 weeks of pregnancy until a child is one year old. Women outside of Hampshire can be referred to the Unit.

Visiting the ward is currently subject to change due to the COVID- 19 pandemic. Please contact the ward for the current visiting information.

Telephone: 01962 897711

The Perinatal Mental Health Team provides a specialist service for the assessment and treatment of women with severe mental health problems in pregnancy and around the birth. 
This service provided covers Hampshire and Southampton. 

Contact with the perinatal service can continue up to the baby's first birthday where needed. However, the service will look to joint work with the Community Mental Health Teams and to handover care when the perinatal-specific support, such as prescribing in pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding and work on attachment, has been completed. 

Telephone: 01962 897780

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How to find us

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


There is no parking for visitors on the Melbury Lodge site, however there is a car park on the main Royal County Hospital site.  There is also a park and ride service stopping at Winchester Hospital. 

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.

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