Nightingale Hospital is the only private adult mental health hospital in Central London

With over 30 years of experience in treating patients. The hospital is home to a dedicated multidisciplinary team of specialists who are committed to the assessment and treatment of all types of mental health conditions, including eating disorders and addictions.

We offer discreet and leading care in outpatient, day patient, and inpatient settings. We also offer repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and a nasal spray treatment for those with treatment-resistant depression.

To respond to psychiatric emergencies, we are able to accept inpatients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hospital is dedicated to providing first-class care to all patients in a safe and nurturing environment. We have a capacity of 73 inpatient beds across our general psychiatry, addiction, and eating disorder treatment wards. Larger suites can be arranged for those seeking additional privacy.

Nightingale Hospital is owned by ORPEA. In 2022, Nightingale Hospital acquired Start2Stop Limited.

A leading team

Nightingale’s multidisciplinary team of highly qualified consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists are leaders in their fields of expertise and allow the hospital to deliver specialised, evidence-based treatments in outpatient, day patient, and inpatient settings.

With over 40 consultant psychiatrists and over 100 therapists at Nightingale Hospital, you can be assured you will be paired with the most appropriate expert available from our extensive network.

Conditions we treat 

Our specialists are able to treat the full spectrum of acute mental health conditions.

These include:

General mental health conditions: Including but not limited to adult ADHD, anger problems, anxiety, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), bereavement, bipolar disorder, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), depression, memory problems, mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic attacks, personality disorders, phobias, postnatal depression, psychosexual difficulties, psychosis, relationship and interpersonal difficulties, schizophrenia, self-harm, sleep disorders, stress, suicidal feelings, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and work-related stress disorder.

Addiction: Including alcohol addiction, drug addiction (such as amphetamine, benzodiazepine, cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, opiates and addiction to prescription and pain medication), behavioural addictions (including gambling, technology and sex and love addictions. We provide a drug and alcohol detox programme, as well as a 28-day addiction rehabilitation programme.

Eating disorders: Including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder (BED) and eating disorders non-otherwise specified (EDNOS).

Mental health treatments we provide

Our specialists provide evidence-based treatments and therapies, including:

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), art therapy, clinical psychology, cognitive analytic therapy (CAT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), counselling, dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), drama therapy, eating disorder treatment, eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), family therapy,  interpersonal therapy (IPT), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), occupational therapy, psychotherapy, sleep therapy, specialist therapies (including for addiction and eating disorders), schema therapy, and well-being therapies.  We also offer repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and a nasal spray treatment for those with treatment-resistant depression.

Medication may also be prescribed by your consultant psychiatrist and can be obtained through the hospital’s on-site pharmacy.

Choosing the right medication, medication dose, and treatment plans are based on a person’s individual needs and medical situation, and under a consultant psychiatrist’s care.

In a central location

Nightingale Hospital treats patients from all over London, as well as nationally and internationally. We are a convenient two-minute walk from Marylebone mainline and Underground stations and within a ten-minute walk of Baker Street and Edgware Road Underground stations. Paddington, King’s Cross, St Pancras, and Euston stations are all within easy reach of the hospital. Road access to Lisson Grove is via turning off the A40 Marylebone Road.

We have a wealth of experience in treating international and VIP patients and are able to provide additional concierge support.

Our main hospital address is:

Nightingale Hospital
11-19 Lisson Grove
London NW1 6SH

Our values

  • We are committed to providing first-class care to our patients. Patient-focused care is at the core of everything we do
  • Protecting patient privacy and confidentiality, at all times, is an integral part of our operations
  • We offer a supportive, caring and safe environment to promote optimal space for healing and growing
  • We believe in the importance of involving families and loved ones in patient treatment (where appropriate)
  • We are committed to developing new, innovative and evidence-based treatment options for patients


“I couldn’t have asked for more, it was great. I would definitely recommend this hospital to anyone who suffers with mental health problems. Thank you for all your help. ”
Mary, central London