Burbage Ward is a male only acute mental health inpatient ward which has 16 beds.

Every service user admitted to the ward has a care plan which outlines specific details of the treatment and support they will be offered. 

This includes a named nurse who will be allocated to each service user and works with them throughout their time on the ward. 

Service users on the ward has have access to a range of professionals, including Nurses, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Support Workers and Occupational Therapists. 

The team share their expertise and experience to provide the very best care to our service users.

Burbage is a temporary ward that has opened to allow for essential upgrades to be done to our wards. Previously, the ward was known as Stanage.


Burbage Ward is based at the Michael Carlisle Centre. There is a large, free car park on-site, as well as on-street parking. If you’re visiting the ward please ensure leave plenty of time to find a space.  

All of our service users have access to laundry facilities and lockable storage. 

We do recommend that service users do not bring high value items such as laptops or tablets onto the ward, and do so at their own risk.

Visiting hours

COVID changes: visitors are to contact the ward directly and book to visit.

We welcome visitors to the ward from 4pm to 8.30pm Monday to Friday. On weekends and Bank Holidays you can visit between 10am and 8.30pm.

We encourage visitors to avoid entering the dining room between 12pm and 1pm and 5pm and 6pm, except in special circumstances, for example, where it may assist in meeting an individual’s dietary requirements. 

Children are welcome to visit and a family room is provided for such visits, however, please inform the nurse in charge if children are present on the ward. Children remain the responsibility of the adult who accompanies them onto the ward.

How is this service accessed?

Referrals to Burbage Ward are made via the Trust’s Community Mental Health Recovery Service, Liaison Psychiatry Service and Single Point of Access. We also consider emergency referrals from the on-call registrar under the guidance of the on-call duty psychiatric consultant, as well as from the Accident and Emergency Department and police.

You can take a look at the service eligibility and selection criteria here.

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