NHS Inpatient Detoxification Unit

The Edward Myers Unit is an NHS-run, medically managed inpatient detoxification service. Based at Harplands Hospital in Stoke-on-Trent, the unit is part of North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust.

Edward Myers Unit

The unit specialises in caring for people with severe and complex medical and/or psychiatric needs who require supervision in a controlled medical environment. A 24-hour planned programme of medical and nursing evaluation, care and treatment is provided to address the complex physical, mental health and behavioural needs of people with substance-related disorders.

In addition to alcohol and opiate detoxification, the unit also treats people dependent on substances including (but not limited to): stimulants; Benzodiazepines; polysubstance abuse; prescription medication; and Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS).

The unit has strong partnerships with other agencies across the country and accepts NHS and private referrals from across the UK.