"Working at Wathwood"

About: Wathwood Hospital

(as a staff member),

'Having worked in more secure environments I've found Wathwood has an effective balance of security and focus on patient care and treatment.

The size of the hospital enables both staff and patients to get to know each other well.

The organisational development of the hospital is a friendly and a therapeutic environment for all involved.'

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Responses

Response from Philip Dickinson, Ward Manager and Involvement Lead, Wathwood Hospital, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Wathwood works hard ensuring that the hospital remains safe and secure whilst ensuring therapeutic relationships and interventions flourish. Staff and patients work collaboratively when possible to create a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere helping people identify and manage their mental health issues and they have a future that they look forward to.

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