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To place a referral: 0800 090 1356
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Priory Hospital Lincolnshire

Priory Hospital Lincolnshire is a low secure unit for males with mental illnesses and personality disorders. Located in Gainsborough in Lincolnshire, the hospital has 28 beds to support those who are detained under the Mental Health Act.

Our service consists of two wards:

  • Lancaster – 14-bedded ward for males who require stabilisation and support to decrease their levels of challenging behaviour
  • Scampton – 14-bedded ward providing continuing care with a focus on rehabilitation, community reintegration and preparing the person to move further along the care pathway, or to community living

Our approach

Priory Hospital Lincolnshire provides a full treatment pathway for those requiring rehabilitation, and we focus on patients learning new skills, embedding these in everyday life, progressing to maintenance of skills that are necessary for community living, as well as reducing risk behaviours and promoting health and quality of life.

There is a continued emphasis on the rights of patients, their quality of life and promotion of independence, that enhances the patient experience and prepares them for community living.

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.

Real work opportunities

When it is appropriate in a patient’s care pathway, we also support individuals in developing their skills for future employment, including help with developing CVs, using the internet and computers, and taking part in voluntary work.

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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