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Health Based Place of Safety

Who we are

The Health Based Place of Safety has two suites available for people brought to the hospital under Section 136. 

Who is the service for

The police can detain a person in a public place if they have concerns for their safety and well-being.

Where to find us

Springfield Hospital Storey - Building 30
61 Glenburnie Road
SW17 7DJ

Telephone: 020 3513 5000

Our opening hours

24 hours

Who you might see / our staff

Jimmy Cangy: Ward Manager 
Aileen O'Brien and Frances Raphael: Consultants


Police detention is the only means of access to Health Based Place of Safety.