18 Jun

Join Star Wards

If you are a Child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) click here.

If you would like to join Star Wards but are not a ward please click here, otherwise please complete the form below.

Thank you very much for your interest in joining Star Wards.


  • are part of a dynamic group of the full range of inpatient wards, sharing best practice ideas and information resources
  • get inspiring examples of great practice through (slightly ir)regular e-newsletters (if you choose to opt-in using the link below)
  • are eligible for exclusive schemes including: the Full Monty award for implementing all relevant 75 ideas.

Thanks to our generous funders NHS wards have free membership. There is a £500 a year membership fee for private sector wards.

All we need at this stage are a few details from you, some of which will help us (and perhaps you!) evaluate Star Wards’ impact.

We look forward to welcoming you as members of the Star Wards’ community and hope that you enjoy the support and inspiration from other members and that you’ll contribute your own examples of great practice and challenges.

– Please complete a separate form for each ward –

First things first, would you like to join our mailing lists? If so, please click here (opens in new window).



Click here to make a donation


You might be wondering – what difference does Star Wards actually make to mental health wards? It’s a question we continuously ask ourselves, to make sure that we are having a positive impact. Well, we have over 800 wards signed up to receive our resources and, in the past, we have had Star Wards independently evaluated. A micro-summary of what our users have said is that wards who tried Star Wards ideas had:

This is not about us, it is about people like you. These improvements are down to your hard work. And you can check our newsletters for wards doing amazing things right now. So we are told we do help you make a difference – and we want to get better and be here to help you in the future. So, join up, join in and let us know your wonderful ideas – and if you can donate to us or fundraise for us, we would be delighted to hear from you. You can donate on the website or discuss fundraising by e-mailing here. Thank you for all you do.