Cygnet Hospital Taunton

Orchard Portman, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7BQ

Gender: Mixed

Bed: 54

Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides acute inpatient admissions service for men and women and a specialist inpatient service for men diagnosed with a learning disability.

The hospital is situated in a rural setting amongst Taunton farmland, within acres of peaceful fields. This quiet and tranquil environment offers great benefit to our service users who are able to walk in the expansive hospital grounds and take in the countryside scenery. Taunton town centre offers contrast to the quieter country life with market places, shopping malls and many other entertainment areas such as restaurants, theatres and cinemas.

Services at Cygnet Hospital Taunton

  • Sycamore 1: Acute inpatient mental health service for men
  • Sycamore 2: Acute inpatient mental health service for men
  • Peacocks Ward: Acute inpatient mental health service for men
  • Swift Ward: Acute inpatient mental health service for women
  • Redwood Ward: High Dependency Complex Care service for men with learning disabilities

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A Career with Cygnet Hospital Taunton

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A career at Cygnet comes with excellent benefits. Whether it’s saving you money on the high street, with healthcare, holidays & leisure – or securing your future with professional development and a pension – we support you to be happy both in & out of work.

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Stu Hooper and Sam Taylor from Cygnet Hospital Taunton's Active Life Team

How Active Life enabled Michael to rebuild his life

Michael* was CEO of a national charity when he was admitted to Cygnet Hospital Taunton after suffering his second stress-related breakdown. Here he explains how an Active Life Programme at the hospital helped his mental health and get him back home to family life, with the prospect of a phased return to work.


Cygnet Hospital Taunton’s Christmas Fayre

Last Friday Cygnet Hospital Taunton held a Christmas Fayre which was organized by the occupational therapy team. Various stalls were displayed at the fayre with amazing products made by the service users at the hospital.

Experts by Experience

Experts by Experience: How Cygnet is Leading the Way

Our Experts by Experience help ensure the opinions of service users are heard and considered across the organisation and that feedback is actioned upon to improve our services. In the summer, the NHS Confederation visited two of our services – Cygnet Alders Clinic and Cygnet Hospital Taunton, to meet two former service users who have gone on to become Experts by Experience.

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