Treatments tailored to your needs

The Priory Hospital Southampton

Hythe Road Marchwood Southampton Hampshire SO40 4WU Sat nav postcode: SO40 4DA

Tel.023 8084 0044

Fax.023 8020 7554

The Priory Hospital Southampton

Set back within 15 acres of landscaped gardens, the tranquil environment of The Priory Hospital Southampton offers therapeutic and recovery-focused residential treatment as well as day care and outpatient services. The hospital also provides a specialist inpatient service for children and adolescents.

The teams at The Priory Hospital Southampton are friendly, easy to approach and dedicated to patient needs and recovery. The family-feel projected at this hospital is a wonderful aspect of life here and we create a peaceful environment ideal for healing and regaining control.

General Psychiatry

Sandpiper is an 17 bedded General Psychiatry Ward and this service is suitable for male and female adults from the age of 18.

Our staff team has the expertise and experience to treat most psychiatric conditions. These include depression, anxietypost traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive states (OCD), schizophrenia and all major acute psychiatric illnesses. We provide:

  • Personalised treatment programmes
  • Specialist therapy programmes such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Self-funding options and corporate arrangements - we are accredited and approved providers for all the UK’s leading private medical insurers

Child and Adolescent mental health

Kingfisher Ward is a 12 bedded unit specifically designed to treat young people aged between 12 and 18 years. This ward provides a comfortable family environment and exudes a sense of community for all.

We understand that seeking help is a daunting prospect for anyone, in particular for a young person, so we provide a free pre-admission assessment to help our patients feel as relaxed as possible.

This unit is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Quality Network for Inpatient CAMHS (QNIC).

Adult eating disorders

Sky Lark is an 11 bedded unit which is a safe and contained space specifically designed for the treatment and care of those suffering from an eating disorder, and is suitable for those who are 18 years old and up.

The team are experts in treating eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa and their compassionate and team-orientated approach provides a secure yet challenging base for a long-lasting recovery.

We provide effective programmes with a focus on the psychological, social, behavioural and physical sides of the illness and treatment can include:

  • Body image workshops
  • Assertiveness therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Naso-gastric and PEG feeding facilitated, when required

Our Services

Our Specialists

Dr Kaleem Baig

Dr Kaleem Baig

Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist
The Priory Hospital Southampton (staff)

Dr Megan Roberts

Dr Megan Roberts

Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult
Priory Wellbeing Centre Southampton (staff)

Lin Copland

Lin Copland

CAT Practitioner - Eating Disorders Therapist
The Priory Hospital Southampton (staff)

Dr Janet Daoud

Dr Janet Daoud

Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult
The Priory Hospital Southampton (visiting)

Dr Neil Harris

Dr Neil Harris

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
The Priory Hospital Southampton (visiting)


Fees and Funding

Referrals & Admissions

Referral and admissions

The majority of referrals made to a Priory hospital are through a patient's GP.  A referral can be made by telephone, in writing, via email or via fax to the hospital's admission department, who will then pass these details on to the relevant consultant.

To make an outpatient appointment with a specific consultant, please telephone reception on 023 8084 0044, who will transfer you to the relevant secretary.

For further details of our specialist treatment programmes or for a list of staff/visiting consultants, together with their areas of special interests, please telephone admissions on 023 8084 0044.

More Info

Our multi-disciplinary teams include:

  • Consultant Psychiatrists
  • Systemic family therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Teaching staff
  • Experienced nursing team
  • Social worker
  • Psychologists and educational psychology
  • Creative therapists including creative expression, art and dance therapists
  • A Dietician
  • A personal trainer

Environment and facilities

Our wide range of specialist services emphasises the depth of support and experience this hospital can offer. We also provide:

  • A restaurant with catering to suit dietary needs
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens to relax and unwind
  • An air-conditioned gym, and gym instructor
  • A comfortable lounge with wide-screen TV
  • Single occupancy, en-suite bedrooms
  • Warm and comfortable therapy rooms with spectacular woodland views
  • Family and multi-faith rooms
  • Housekeeping and grounds maintenance

Group therapy

There is a considerable evidence base that demonstrates theclinical effectiveness of treating a range of mental health disorders in a group environment and The Priory Hospital Southampton prides itself on its extensive range of specialist group therapies. They include:

  • Self-awareness
  • Creative expression
  • Understanding assertiveness
  • Relapse prevention
  • Improving self-esteem
  • Supportive psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Preparing for discharge

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