Wotton Lawn Inpatient Services

Wotton Lawn Hospital is an 88 bed acute mental health hospital situated near the centre of Gloucester and provides inpatient services for the county of Gloucestershire.

Wotton Lawn Inpatient Services

The hospital has four admission wards, a nurse-led psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) and a low secure unit (LSU). Service users are supported by a variety of healthcare workers including nurses, doctors and allied health professionals such as psychologists, art therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and sports exercise therapists.

Telephone – 01452 894500

You can take a short video tour of Wotton Lawn hospital by clicking here 

Wotton Lawn Inpatient Services

Abbey Ward

Abbey Ward is an 18-bed acute admission ward for service users who primarily reside in the Stroud and Cotswold localities. The ward works closely with the Crisis Team based in Stroud.

Ward Manager: April Piontek
 01452 894517

Dean Ward

Dean ward is a 15-bed ward, providing an Acute Admission facility for female Service Users who primarily reside in Gloucester and the Forest of Dean. Service users working with the Gloucester Crisis Home Treatment Team are also admitted to the ward.

Ward Manager: Claire Holloway
 01452 894537

Greyfriars Psychiatric Care Unit

Greyfriars Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a brand new, purpose-built unit based at Wotton Lawn Hospital. For more information, Click here.

Ward Manager: Alice Bayntun
01452 894011

Kingsholm Ward

Kingsholm Ward is a 15-bed admission ward, for male service users primarily from the Gloucester and Forest of Dean areas. The aim of the ward and its team members is to work with service users and their carers so that they can return to their normal life back in their homes as soon as possible.

Ward Manager: Holly Fear
01452 894510

Priory Ward

Priory Ward is an 18-bed acute admissions ward for service users who primarily reside in Cheltenham and the North Cotswolds. The team works very closely with the Cheltenham crisis team.

Ward Manager: Damon Coombs
01452 894534

Visiting information

Visiting relatives and friends at Wotton Lawn

Visiting times are between 9am and 9pm every day. We ask visitors to:

  • try to avoid visiting during meal times, handover times and at times when therapies and activities are taking place
  • plan visits around the treatment programme of the person you are visiting
  • ensure children under the age of 16 are supervised by an accompanying adult

New digital visitor screens for Wotton Lawn Hospital

From Monday (23 October) all visitors to Wotton Lawn Hospital will be asked to sign in on arrival  using a new check-in system.

Visitors will be able to walk in to reception as usual, but will now be asked to sign in on the digital screen, print their own visitor ticket and insert it to a visitors lanyard, which they will wear for the duration of their visit. When they leave the main hospital building, they will be asked to sign back out on the podium and drop their lanyard into reception.

Anyone who needs some additional assistance to use the screen can ask at the reception desk between 7am – 10pm.