There is a mental health liaison nurse service in the Accident & Emergency department at North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester Royal Infirmary and Wythenshawe Hospital, where people can present in crisis for assessment and signposting to other services. This is available from 9am-10pm. Crisis Point in Levenshulme can provide short term crisis intervention Tel : […]
A group of Service Users from North,South and Central Manchester led by Helen Dunlop have started a piece of work looking at CRHT services in Manchester. The group of volunteers, Mind over Matters, have been working with Carol Jenkins from the SEVA Team and have devised a questionnaire which will be sent out to collect […]
Simon Peter’s Picture By Simon Peter’s Staff Reporter One cold winter’s day, 13th December, Karen steps out of her car; just before her near death aqua glide. Nevertheless, she missions on to Chesterfield, Reissmann the woman on a very important political mission. Everyone has all been fascinated with her journey, and with her growing support. […]
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“SUPPORT FOR DOCTOR ADAM OSBORNE FROM PATIENTS ” A Patient contacted the Manchester Users Network last evening (27 th November, 2008) after reading our story, first published on the M.U.N website on the 26th November, she asked that we be understanding of the young Doctor who she said had treated her in the past and […]
By: Paul Reed Shadow Minister’s Brother Was Before GMC For Alleged Prescription Irregularities Below reported by Amanda Crook of the Manchester Evening News is a story that ten years ago would have been brought to you on the day that the GMC suspended Doctor Adam Osborne a 32 year old living in Chorlton Manchester. However, journalist, […]
Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds Below was given in Written answers in The House of Commons on Thursday 20th November 2008, the amount for Mental Health Trust’s belonging to the NHS to give dignity to its patients seems an amount of monies to be a sum which needs every MP and especially our Manchester MP’s […]
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) & how it effects our mental health
If you have lost your joie de vivre, then there is every chance that you are deficient in the essential fatty acids required for regulating mood and for efficient functioning of the brain. It is now well documented that insufficient Omega 3 fatty acids in the diet not only leads to an increased risk of developing physical health problems like heart disease and atherosclerosis, but also to mood and learning related disorders.
Sacked nurse Karen Reissmann launches fund for Justice.
Supporters of the Manchester nurse Karen Reissmann, sacked for speaking out, have launched a fund to help pay for her legal costs. “Karen’s case raises fundamental issues of justice. She deserves all the support we can give her” said Tony Benn.
Paul Reed from the Manchester User Network (MUN) said ” MUN have supported Karen from day 1 because we know the injustice behind the case. We are happy to contribute in any way we can and call on our fellow Mancunians to do likewise.”