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Life on the Mildred Creak Unit

Mildred Creak Unit roof garden

The Mildred Creak Unit (MCU) at Great Ormond Street Hospital is a safe place for you to stay where trained staff take care of you and help you manage your mental health.

Coming to the MCU

Find out more about coming to the MCU, including what will happen before your visit and on the day that you arrive.

Daily routine

Following a daily routine on the MCU is part of how we help you feel better. Find out what to expect, including details of groups and activities.

Who you'll meet

Information about who you'll meet on the Unit and what role they might play in your treatment and hospital care.

MCU real stories

Find out what it's like to stay on the MCU in Zara's real story.

Quick links

Support

Young Minds mental health support.  

B-eat – beating eating disorders.

RU-OK self-help for teenagers.