The Royal Edinburgh Hospital provides acute psychiatric and mental health services, including treatment for learning disabilities and dementia. Its specialist services include centres for the treatment of eating disorders, alcohol problems and young people’s mental health.
The hospital is part of NHS Lothian’s Primary and Community Division, which is responsible for the health of 620,000 people in Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian.
The Royal Edinburgh offers patients a wide range of services including:
- Adult psychiatry
- Adolescent Mental Health Services
- Early Onset Dementia
- Forensic Unit
- Learning Disabilities
- Old People’s Services – continuing care
For a complete list of services at Lothian hospitals, look at our A to Z of Services at http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/Services/A-Z/Pages/default.aspx.
NHS Lothian agreed a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy in 2011. The Royal Edinburgh Hospital will be redeveloped on its existing site over the next 10 years.
Please check the visiting times with the individual wards. You can do this by calling the ward through the hospital switchboard on 0131 537 6000.