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About this location
Priory Hospital Burgess Hill
Gatehouse Lane
Goddards Green
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Telephone 01444 231 000
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Priory Hospital Burgess Hill provides critical/psychiatric acute care for males with complex mental illnesses.

The hospital is split across two units:

  • Elizabeth Anderson – male psychiatric Intensive care
  • Edith Cavell – acute male-only service

Our aim is to help patients to live a happier, more independent life.

Focus on Safety

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.

NHS HDU 24/7 Emergency Placements

If you are from the NHS and would like to make an HDU referral, please call our 24 hour Customer Service Centre on: 0800 090 1356

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Our approach

Our expertise enables us to support patients with a high level of risk and challenging behaviours including individuals with high risks of self-harming behaviour and people who may require a period of stabilisation achieved through high dependency care or acute care, depending on their diagnosis.

Our clinical programmes focus on:

  • Working collaboratively with the discharge teams to ensure a smooth transition to further support, back into existing community services, or to an individual’s home were possible.
  • Restore our patients’ quality of life by providing the therapeutic techniques and coping strategies that are most appropriate.
  • Building skills to increase independence to promote people stepping down to care in the least restrictive setting, appropriate to their health
  • Substance misuse and addictions treatment support

Therapeutic techniques and coping strategies may include but are not limited to:

  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Anger management
  • Trauma treatment
  • Family therapy and support
  • Physical healthcare programme and education
  • Creative activity as therapy
  • Compassion focused therapy (CFT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Coping skills group
  • Offence related therapy (arson, sexualised behaviour)
  • Relapse prevention
  • Problem solving
  • Art psychotherapy
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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

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