We acknowledge the central part that the support of friend’s and family plays in the recovery of Residents, so we the staff of the Central Mental Hospital would like to welcome you to our hospital.

You should be treated with dignity and respect throughout your visit to the hospital and we would ask that you treat the staff in a similar manner.

Our facility is a secure therapeutic facility and we would ask that visitors familiarize themselves with the visiting regulations below.

Visiting Hours

Visits (Adults)

Mon – Thurs: 18:30 to 20:00hrs


Fri, Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays: 14:00 to 15:40hrs (No evening visits)

Visits (Children under 18’s)

Pre-Booked, visits for authorised children, take place on Friday evenings 18:30 to 20:00hrs and on Saturday and Sunday mornings 10:30 to 12:00hrs

Visits outside these hours         

All parking will be within the NFMHS campus in dedicated staff and visitor car parks but outside the NFH secure perimeter and patient accessible areas on the NFMHS campus.