Wells unit


The Wells Unit: adolescent forensic service


Contact and location details


Wells unit

The Wells Unit

Three Bridges Secure Unit

West London Mental Health Trust

Uxbridge Road




Ward tel: 020 8483 2270 / 020 8354 8510

Secretaries: 020 8483 2244

Fax: 020 8483 2246

Email: sukhwinder.dhillon@wlmht.nhs.uk


Location map: A map of where we are

Site map: A map of our site

Directions: How to find us


Visiting hours

Monday to Friday: 6pm-8pm

Weekends and Public Holidays: 10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm

  • All visits need to be booked in advance with ward staff
  • You will need to bring ID when you visit. If you do not bring ID, the visit will probably be cancelled.
  • Please speak to staff prior to the visit to check what items you will be allowed to bring onto the ward
  • Family visits can be booked outside regular visiting times in special circumstances
  • There are child visiting facilities within the unit.


Information about this service


Services offered:

The Wells unit is a ten bed male inpatient unit based on the trust's Ealing site, which is part of the secure forensic mental health service for young people.


It provides a highly specialised, multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment service at Tier 4 child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) level.


Who the service is for:

This service is for young males aged between 12 and 18 years with severe mental illness who are a danger to themselves or others, and who may have committed criminal offences.


There is no catchment area as the beds are part of a national service.

Download detailed admission criteria


Referral information:

Referrals must be made by a child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) consultant.


Referrals should be sent to the address above or faxed to 020 8483 2246. Referrals are discussed weekly at national referrals meetings.




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