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To place a referral: 0800 090 1356
General enquiries: 0800 138 8680
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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.

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.


The therapy and treatment that we provide at Priory Hospital Lincolnshire aims to optimise each patient’s psychological, occupational and social wellbeing through both individual and group work, and is tailored to meet the needs of each patients, to support them to move on to s safe and appropriate community placement as soon as possible.

Priory Hospital Lincolnshire’s Recovery College

Overall, our Recovery College aims to provide further opportunities for patients to improve their wellbeing through education and skills development workshops.

You can explore this section for more information on our Recovery College.

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Dog Kennel Lane
DN21 5UD
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Telephone 01427 666 080
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