The Briary Wing
Harrogate District Hospital
Lancaster Park Road
here for directions to Harrogate District Hospital.
While we don't own or manage Harrogate District Hospital, we do provide
mental health services there in the Briary Wing.
About the service
Cedar ward is an acute inpatient admission ward
for adult mental health clients.
Within 72 hours of admission to the ward a formulation meeting
is arranged, where clear goals are identified for the patient, in terms of care
and interventions. All people involved in the patient's care are invited to
attend this meeting.
An intervention plan is put together with the
patient to help achieve their discharge and discharge planning meetings are
arranged as part of the recovery process.
The ward staff offer a variety of treatment
One to one work
The ward team consists of consultant
psychiatrists, junior doctors, psychology, an occupational therapist,
occupational technical instructor, qualified nurses and health care
How to access the service
All admissions to the ward are overseen by the intensive home treatment team (IHTT).
Referrals are made to the IHTT by accident and emergency (A&E) services, GPs or the community mental health team.
Following assessment by the GP or A&E various services will be considered and the patient will be signposted to the most appropriate service.
About the ward
Cedar Ward is an 18 bedded, mixed gender ward, located on the
Facilities on the ward include a lounge, TV room and activity
Meal times (which are protected) are:
Visiting times on Cedar Ward are:
2.00pm - 4.00pm
6.00pm - 8.00pm
The Trust operates a child visiting policy that applies to all
children up to the age of 18 years. All visits by children must be
pre-arranged with ward staff to ensure the visit can occur as well as the
safety of the child. A responsible adult should accompany the child when
visiting. Visitors are requested to ring the ward prior to their visit to
ensure the visit can be facilitated.
More information about facilities at Harrogate District Hospital
There is a chapel at Harrogate District Hospital which is
available to everyone. If you wish to speak to a chaplain, or visit the
chapel, a member of ward staff can give you further information.
A pay phone is available on the ward. Alternatively,
relatives can also ring the ward and calls can be transferred to a private
Herriot's Restaurant and the WRVS coffee shop are available and
during good weather a patio area is accessible.
Find out more
about Harrogate District Hospital here.