Stonebow Inpatient Services
Stonebow Unit is based in Hereford city centre and consists of three inpatient wards and an acute day unit.
Mortimer Ward is a twenty one bedded ward for adults with a diagnosis of functional mental illness. This includes illnesses such as mood disorders, depression, bi-polar disorder, psychotic disorders and severe anxiety.
Ward Manager – Ian Bloore
Jenny Lind Ward
Jenny Lind Ward is an eight bedded ward for older people with a diagnosis of functional mental illness. This includes illnesses such as mood disorders, depression, bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia and psychosis.
Ward Manager – Melanie Jones
Cantilupe ward is a ten bedded ward for older people with a diagnosis of organic mental illness, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and complex mental and physical health needs. Our aim is to support our patients in maintaining independence with activities of daily living and to maximise their psychological wellbeing.
The nursing staff on the ward are experienced in the care of those who have difficulties in cognition and who often have numerous age related medical conditions. The team work closely with allied health professionals to ensure the best outcomes for individual patients are achieved.
Ward Manager – Julie Burchill
Acute Day Unit
Provides short intensive therapies and activities to help prevent admission and help facilitate early discharge from the wards.
Manager – Melanie Jones
Jenny Lind Ward
Monday – Friday 2pm-9pm and Saturday – Sunday 9am-9pm
Monday – Friday 4pm-9pm and Saturday – Sunday 9am-9pm
Monday – Sunday 9am-8pm
Visiting at other times may be possible by prior arrangement with ward staff.
While children are visiting in the unit they must remain under the close supervision of an accompanying adult at all times.
Breakfast – 8 am
Lunch – 12pm
Dinner – 5pm
There is a kitchen on the ward for drinks etc. Special diets can be catered for.
Visitor car parking is extremely limited at the Stonebow Unit. The nearest car parking is at the bus station. A drop-off point is available at the Stonebow Unit (max. stay 30 minutes), as is a disabled parking bay. All people parking at the unit must report to reception.
It is important to be aware of this situation as clamping / fixed penalty will occur. The Stonebow Unit is not responsible for managing the car park and cannot refund any fines.
Reception opening hours
Reception is open from 8am – 8pm during weekdays and 9am – 5pm at weekends.
Outside of these hours, when visiting you are asked to use the buzzer in the front foyer where the ward staff will respond over the intercom to let you in.