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The various wards within MCH are best described by the specific needs of the patient and by the specialised intervention required. These can be categorised as follows:


i. Acute Wards

A. Mixed Admissions Ward (MAW)

B. Male Ward 1

C. Secure Unit (Males)

D. Female Ward 1

E. Dual Diagnosis Unit (Males)

F. Dual Diagnosis Unit (Females)

G. Psychiatric Unit (Mater Dei Hospital)

H. Asylum Seekers Unit

I. Forensic Ward (Males)

I. Forensic Ward (Females)


ii. Rehabilitation

A. Male Ward 3A

B. Male Ward 3B

C. Female Ward 3A

D. Female Ward 3B

E. Rehabilitation Unit



iii. Psycho-Geriatric and Psycho-Organic

A. Male Ward 2

B. Female Ward 2

C. Female Ward 7

D. Male Ward 7


iv. Learning Disabilities

A. Juvenile Ward (Males)

B. Female Ward 8


v. Child and Adolescent

A. Child Guidance Clinic (CGC - at St. Luke's Hospital)

B. Youth's Residence (YR)


vi. Geriatric Residential Complex

A. St. Jeanne Antide (Females)

B. St. Ġorġ Preca (Females)

C. Sta. Bernardetta (Males and Females)​