The star is reportedly in an east coast "institution"...

Courtney Love is back in hospital in NEW YORK.

The singer is back in a private clinic after spending the weekend in New York’s Bellevue Hospital Center for what her lawyer described as a “gynaecological condition”.

Reuters reports that Love’s civil attorney, Robert Ring, said during an unrelated court hearing in Santa Monica that the star had been appointed a legal guardian that she was in an East Coast “institution”.

There is currently an arrest warrant out for Love, who missed an LA court appearance last week, which relates to an incident last April. She was due to face an assault charge in relation to the claim.

In New York newspapers have published photographs showing Courtney Love being carried out of her flat on a stretcher and handcuffs, prior to her first visit to hospital in the city.