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Friday 19 April 2019
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Aston Hall: contact us if you have been affected

Person seeking help on the telephone

There continue to be media reports about historic abuse allegations in relation to residents of the former NHS learning disabilities facility at Aston Hall in Aston-on-Trent. 

There is an on-going multi-agency investigation looking into these allegations.

Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are providing clinical support to those who are coming forward to talk about their experiences.

If you have been affected by the media reports and would like to talk in confidence to a health professional about your experiences of Aston Hall, please contact us on 01332 623700 ext 31537.

Please note that this number is staffed between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. If you are calling outside of these times, please do leave a message and we will respond as a priority.

Other organisations that may be able to help you:

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

NAPAC provides a national freephone support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood.

  • Call 0800 085 3330 for free from landlines, 3, Orange and Virgin mobile phones
  • Call 0808 801 0331 for free from O2, T-Mobile and Vodafone mobile phones

Telephone support line opening hours: Monday – Thursday 10:00am-9.00pm and Friday 10.00am-6.00pm.

SupportLine: 01708 765200

Confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post. SupportLine specialises in providing emotional support for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and anyone who has been raped/sexually assaulted.

Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings 5:00pm to 7:30pm 


Telephone: 116 123 

Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.