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Birmingham and Solihull Mental health NHS Foundation Trust
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Acute services

We provide care for adults in an inpatient setting, building on service users'  strengths, maintaining levels of independence and promoting well-being.

Our service is aimed at people who are experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis of such severity that it cannot be managed at home with the involvement and interventions of staff in the community.

Acute services

People who are experiencing acute psychiatric crisis of such severity that cannot be managed safely at home or in a respite facility.

We provide comprehensive, regular multidisciplinary reviews and effective treatments based on the best available
evidence.

We pride ourselves in providing:

  • A service which is safe for everyone
  • A safe, clean, comfortable and welcoming physical environment
  • Equality of access and experience for all service users

We promote recovery and inclusion for service users using acute mental health services through:

  • Care oriented to strengths and abilities while attending to difficulties and disabilities
  • Helping service users remain connected with their local communities
  • Providing purposeful, stimulating and appropriate mental and physical activities.
The Trust has now introduced one number to call for all new mental health referrals from GPs. To find out more please click here.

Please click on one of the links below for information on visiting one of our acute inpatient hospitals, as well as contact details for each site: