Margaret Oates Mother and Baby Unit


City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health
Homerton Row
London E9 6SR
United Kingdom
51° 32' 57.4548" N, 0° 2' 49.2252" W

This family-centred specialist Mother and Baby Unit cares for mothers who experience severe mental health difficulties during and after pregnancy. They offer a range of opportunities to engage mothers, infants and families in the process of recovery.

The ward team consists of registered mental health nurses, nursery nurses, social therapists and a life skills recovery worker and this work is further enhanced in therapy by a psychologist, occupational therapist, parent-infant psychotherapist, art therapist and dance movement therapist.

Referrals will be accepted from any professional, most referrals come from social workers, GP’s, health visitors, midwives, obstetricians, other mental health services, other perinatal services. To refer, please call 020 8510 8420.