Mulberry 2 is an acute treatment unit based at Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge

Welcome to Mulberry 2

With a typical length of stay of up to three weeks, Mulberry 2 will be responsible for providing individualised care and treatment.  The focus during your stay on this ward will continue to be ongoing assessment, care, treatment and recovery. This will enable you to attain a level of confidence and to feel clinically safe to take on the challenges that can exist in the community.

Who are our patients?

Commonly adults between the ages of 17 and 65 with severe mental illness/disorder who are experiencing an acute episode or are in crisis.

Who's in the team?

  • Dr Sepehr Hafizi – Consultant
  • Dr Julia Deakin – Consultant
  • Charlie Gale – Modern Matron
  • Lorna Williams - Ward Manager
  • Vanessa Alexander – Ward Administrator

Our values

  • Our role is to help you help yourself
  • You are the experts
  • Commitment and compassion are central to our care

What to expect

When you arrive, you will be shown around the ward and introduced to members of the team. You will be given a ‘Welcome Pack’ and informed of your Primary and Associate Nurse allocation.

During your stay

  • A ‘You said, we did’ board which will indicate patients’ suggestions and actions taken.
  • A weekly review with your consultant and the multi-disciplinary team.
  • With your consent, family and carers will be invited to contribute to your care and treatment.
  • We will provide meaningful activities on the ward during the weekdays, evenings and weekends.
  • Where appropriate, we will offer solution-focused approaches.
  • Your treatment will also come in the form of medication, psychological, occupational, art and music therapies.
  • You will be offered one-to-one time with your primary/associate nurse and doctors.

Prior to discharge from Mulberry 2

A meeting will take place with yourself, family members/carers or representative and your care co-ordinator to discuss the next step.

You will then be discharged home with follow-up if well enough or transfer to Mulberry 3. 

What patients are saying about the service and the team:
Patient A: “Staff make me feel welcome"
Patient B: “You’re all great. I’m gonna miss you”

What staff are saying about the service and the team:
“We work really well as a Team”
“I love the changes we’ve made over the last few months”


Where is it?

Mulberry 2, Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge CB21 5EF

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Contact the service

T 01223 219613 / 219614

Visiting times

Visitors are welcome to the ward during the following visiting periods:
Monday – Friday: 18:00- 20:30
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00-20:30
Please alert members of staff on the ward if visitors are not able to attend during these visiting hours and other arrangements can be discussed.

The page was last updated on 20 March 2019 by andrea.bateman.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501

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