Treatment tailored to the individual

The Priory Hospital Market Weighton - Yorkshire

27 Holme RoadMarket WeightonEast Riding of YorkshireYO43 3EQ

Tel.01430 879 656

Fax.01430 871630

The Priory Hospital Market Weighton - Yorkshire

The Priory Hospital Market Weighton is a registered male independent hospital, supporting individuals with severe and enduring mental health conditions who may have complex presentations with behaviours that challenge. Within a short drive of York and Hull, the service is ideally located for safe, structured and gradual reintegration into the local community.


The core objective of the hospital is to deliver rehabilitation, stabilise mental health, reduce the behaviours that challenge, develop daily living skills and actively maintain working relationships with case managers and community teams to enable a smooth and successful transition to life outside the hospital environment.  We also offer a bespoke offender treatment programme for service users who have a significant forensic history.  We facilitate a safe, structured and gradual reintroduction into the local community.

Westfield View residential bungalow is an exciting new residential development close to the main hospital which offers a pathway into the community with multidisciplinary team involvement.

At The Priory Hospital Market Weighton we offer an enhanced quality of life within the hospital environment, and support recovery through the provision of a comprehensive range of evidence based care and treatment. The treatment pathway will support service users towards their individual goals and is designed to promote autonomy, safety management and transparent collaborative care planning.

What we treat

The purpose built hospital is an open service with a locked door policy and can accommodate up to 15 service users in two distinct areas, providing a care pathway to support them in their recovery and rehabilitation. All bedrooms are well appointed and have en-suite facilities:

  • The main ward has accommodation for 11 men with communal lounges, activity rooms, laundry room, dining room and a quiet area.
  • Eastfield View, a self-contained annexe, provides a step-down service for up to four men once they have developed some independent living skills.
  • Westfield View, set just outside the hospital grounds, is an independently registered residential unit offering a clear pathway for service users stepping down from hospital, whilst offering MDT support from the main hospital.

We are committed to ensuring that a service user's length of stay is at a level that fits in with their recovery and wherever possible, enable progression to a community environment. We offer an opportunity to maintain and develop appropriate strategies to facilitate movement through their individual pathway.

Physical healthcare needs are often high within our service user group. Full access and registration with the community GP service is available for all service users and we have robust communication with the service to optimise and maintain physical healthcare.

Our Services

Our Specialists

Dr Colin Forbes

Dr Colin Forbes

Consultant Psychiatrist and Regional Medical Director
The Priory Hospital Keighley (staff)

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Fees and Funding

Referrals & Admissions

The service users we rehabilitate (men aged 18 and over) often have a range of healthcare needs and co-morbid presentations, and may include those who:

  • Are detained under the Mental Health Act (including S37/41)
  • Have a primary diagnosis of a learning disability
  • Have an autistic spectrum condition (ASC) or mental health problems
  • Present with behaviours that challenge
  • Have significant forensic histories and risk profile

They may be:

  • Stepping up from community placements
  • Moving across from acute mental health wards
  • Stepping up or down into our Residential house – Westfield View
  • Stepping down from a secure provision
  • Moving from other mental health services with no improvement in outcomes

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Multidisciplinary team

Our services are committed to providing a holistic approach to supporting every service user. The unit is led by an effective multidisciplinary team, experienced in rehabilitation and recovery and caring for service users with complex needs. The team includes:

  • Consultant psychiatrist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses
  • Occupational therapist
  • Activity co-ordinators
  • Mental Health Act administrator and administration team

The multidisciplinary team work together to develop personalised recovery-focused treatment programmes and care pathways, as well as a range of therapies to meet all service user needs.

Close links exist with local support groups, education and employment opportunities in order to help facilitate reintegration into the community. The care pathway provided helps to maintain progress and prevent relapse or re-admission. If appropriate the team also provide a safe and supportive home for life providing the least restrictive, best quality of life possible.

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