TypeHealth Based Place of Safety
We have two sites, one in the north of the county (St Mary’s Hospital) and one in the south (Berrywood Hospital). These sites are for members of the public detained by the Northamptonshire Policy under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act who require a mental health assessment.
Through this assessment it will be decided whether the patient should be discharged home with relevant on-going support or admitted to hospital as an informal or detained patient.
Who is this service for? Adults detained by the Northamptonshire Police under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act.
How to access this service: Referral is only accepted via the Northamptonshire Police.
North of the county:
Welland Centre, St Mary's Hospital
Telephone: 01536 452147
South of the county:
Telephone: 01604 685433