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Hopewood Park

Hopewood Park is a purpose-built mental health hospital in Ryhope, Sunderland.

0191 566 7001

Hopewood Park Waterworks Road Ryhope Sunderland SR2 0NB

Hopewood Park is an assessment and treatment centre providing psychiatric intensive care.  The hospital also delivers a ‘moving on’ service for people with complex care needs who require short term intensive rehabilitation.

As well as providing inpatient and community care the hospital is also home to the Street Triage team which is delivered in partnership with Northumbria Police, a carers’ information hub, and the Initial Response Service for Sunderland and the South of Tyne.

The new hospital opened in September 2014 on the site of the former Ryhope General Hospital and replaces the Trust’s Cherry Knowle Hospital and the mental health wards in South Tyneside General Hospital.

Hopewood Park has a range of clinical services:

  • Assessment and treatment
  • Psychiatric intensive care
  • Complex care
  • Stepped care, high dependency
  • Older people’s functional illness
  • A “move on” service for people with complex care needs who require short term intensive rehabilitation

Some of our community services are also based at Hopewood Park.  See our service directory for more information.


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Helpful information for people staying at the hospital