Dova Unit

Dova Unit is an acute mental health inpatient unit based on the Dane Garth site of Furness General Hospital. It provides hospital services for people with mental health needs (including people with learning disabilities who are suffering from mental health problems).
Dova Unit is a 20 bedded mixed sex needs-led acute ward for adults, which is a place of safety under s.136 of the Mental Health Act. It has a designated bed for young people aged under 18 with mental health problems who require admission on a short term basis where there is no other alternative available.

What patients have said about Dova Unit:

I would recommend this unit because the care and help I got was good, it is helping me on the right track

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Visiting Times

Monday – Friday: Evening 6- 8pm 
Saturday - Sunday: Afternoon 2- 4pm Evening 6 - 8pm 

Address and Telephone

Dane Garth, Furness General Hospital Dalton Lane, Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria LA14 4LF

Telephone: 01229 404353 / 01229 404355

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