Explore the hospital
We believe our discreet central London location is an ideal setting for you to feel confident to explore your mental health and emotional issues. The environment of our comfortable therapy and consulting rooms is designed to support a safe, caring and confidential experience for group therapy, 1:1 therapy or family therapy.
Adult unit facilities
As an inpatient you will have the privacy of your own comfortable and contemporary en-suite bedroom, complete with digital television, radio and wireless internet access. The inpatient facilities also include a communal living room with dining area, kitchen facilities, large flat screen TV and audio equipment, coffee lounges, reading rooms & quiet rooms all with Wi-Fi access for time with friends and family, other patients or quiet time.
The hospital restaurant is bright and cheerful with a conservatory leading on to the courtyard for relaxation. The breakfast menu offers a varied selection of traditional and contemporary cuisine, from English cooked breakfast to continental options, pastries, cereal, yoghurts and fruit. Lunch offers two hot menu choices in addition to fresh soup, a salad bar, fresh sandwiches, baguettes and Panini’s, baked potatoes and omelettes. Three times a week there are also ‘theatre’ style specials made to order. Dinner offers two hot menu options, a salad bar and fresh soup but you can also request a lighter option such as an omelette.
Nightingale hospital has a fully equipped gymnasium for inpatients. Our fitness instructor offers an initial assessment and will give you an overview of your physical state. They will recommend the most beneficial course of activity and determine the most appropriate level of intensity of exercise for you.
Our fitness instructor is also delivering ‘drop-in workout’ sessions, every Monday between 12:45pm and 1:45pm. You can choose the length of supervised workout you want from 15 to 60 minutes. He aims to maintain variety, motivation, progression, fun and safety in the sessions.
The gym is open any time and free to access. Gym assessments are on Wednesdays between 12:45pm and 1:30pm.
The pharmacy at Nightingale Hospital is run by specialist mental health pharmacists who are providing medical information to staff and to all our patients as well as a high level of customer service to inpatients as well as outpatients.
We are able to arrange repeat prescriptions of medications, international delivery of medication and couriers to deliver medication when needed. We pride ourselves on being able to maintain stock of all relevant psychotropic medications including specialist items, to ensure that the needs of the patient are always met.
‘Ask the Pharmacist’ is a pharmacist led discussion group, held on a weekly basis for inpatients, which provides patients with an opportunity to have a discussion about any aspect of their medication.
Our usual opening hours are
- Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 7.30pm
- Friday 9.30am to 6.30pm
Adolescent unit facilities
All patients have their own individual bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. A communal living room with dining and kitchen area, group and individual therapy rooms, computer room and relaxation space provide an environment to aid recovery. The unit also has a classroom and full time teacher to support patients in maintaining school work and college work.
Around the hospital
There are a number of local amenities in close proximity to the hospital should you require anything during your stay or for trips in your free time. On arrival you will be given a pack containing further details. Local food shops including M&S and Tesco Express and coffee shops including Costa, Paul and Pret a Manager are on the doorstep. For a wider selection of shops and restaurants Marylebone High Street, Oxford Circus and Regents Street are short journeys away. Places of interest such as London Zoo, Madame Tussauds and Regent’s Park are also nearby. A GP surgery, Dentist and several Pharmacies as well as local Houses of Worship are in close proximity.