Phone numbers
To place a referral: 0800 090 1356
General enquiries: 0800 138 8680
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Additional Information
About this location
Walmersley House
Walmersley Road
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Telephone 01706 829 540
Fax 01706 829 534
Email Address

Located in spacious grounds just outside Bury, Lancashire, Priory Highbank Centre offers excellent care and support allowing the greatest opportunity for patients to regain their maximum capabilities.

Our services are split across the following wards:

Our services

  • Walmersley Unit – 19-bedded adult neurorehabilitation service for patients aged 16 years and over
  • Torrance House – 5-bedded children's unit for those aged 0 -17 years
  • Elton Unit – 28-bedded specialist adult care home for patients aged 18 years and over with complex neurodisability

Safeguarding patients

Our absolute priority is to make sure we operate safe and effective services 24/7 and that all staff understand what is required of them to make that happen. Click here to read more.

Care Quality Commission (CQC) reports

The Elton Unit - Priory Highbank

Priory Highbank Centre

Why choose Priory Highbank Centre?

The hospital offers a range of facilities, services and expertise encompassing:

  • High competency in the management of Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness (PDOC)
  • Highly skilled staff in the assessment and in the respiratory management of the neurologically impaired patient

The team

Our dedicated teams use their knowledge and expertise in order to work with the individual to maximise independence and increase the quality of their life.

Professional memberships

Priory Highbank Centre is a member of the INPA:

Referrals and admission

Referrals can be made by any health or social services professional. Funding may be provided by the commissioning support unit (CSU), provider trusts and local systems, social services, solicitors and the individual.

For enquiries regarding referrals and admissions, for more information about our services or to arrange a visit to the unit, please contact: 01706 829 540 or email us:

Neurorehabilitation – Walmersley Unit
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Children's unit – Torrance House
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Adult continuing care – Elton Unit
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Enquiries and Referrals

For further information on Priory services offered to the NHS, or to make a referral, please call our dedicated 24/7 customer service centre on 0800 090 1356. Alternatively, click here to submit an enquiry form

How to find us

NHS 24/7 Emergency Placements

Priory is ready to take emergency placements 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for adult acute mental health, adult eating disorders, CAMHS and PICU. To make a referral please call us on

0800 090 1356
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