And the Truth Shall Set You Free

Press release from Karen Reissmann Campaign –  On Friday 29th August, Karen Reissmann ex employer made an offer to her to settle her claim for unfair dismissal. The offer made no admission of liability for her sacking. The offer did not include reinstatement. “I am not accepting this offer. It’s not simply about the money. […]

Senior Nurse Reissmann’s Tribunal Case Start’s Monday 1st September

Senior Nurse Reissmann’s Tribunal Case Start’s Monday 1st September

Message from Karen:-   “Campaign for Karen” Meeting Monday 5:30 Tonight at Friends Meeting House. Karen We will be updating the site every day with the latest news from the case, tribunal expected to last all week, read on for full details of the case UNISON Manchester Community and Mental Health Branch c/o PHDS, Victoria Mill, […]

M.U.N. & Manchester Mental Health Watch Dog meeting with John Boyington CBE

M.U.N. & Manchester Mental Health Watch Dog meeting with John Boyington CBE

MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK & MANCHESTER MENTAL HEALTH WATCH DOG MEETING Invite    JOHN BOYINGTON CBE. Explains £24.6m (27%) of the total NHS mental health spend in Manchester is spent on services outside of Manchester . Click here to read the full and  shocking report. (For a Copy of the report Please contact MUN)       JOHN BOYINGTON CBE. […]

Mental Health Minister Ivan Lewis MP attends M.U.N. meeting at Park house

Mental Health Minister Ivan Lewis MP attends M.U.N. meeting at Park house

LATEST NEWS What Was Said On The:- 08-08-08 Notes of Meeting 8th August 2008 at Therapy Centre, Park House. Meeting with Ivan Lewis MP, Minister for Mental Health. Introductions Chairman (Alan Hartman) opened the meeting • List of forthcoming meetings of interest to service users circulated • The MUN proposal for Patients’ Council has been […]

Support Nurse Karen Reissmann, Nurse Reissmann Has The Support of M.U.N.

Support Nurse Karen Reissmann, Nurse Reissmann Has The Support of M.U.N.

    Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg MP says: “The first act of the new chief executive should be to reinstate Karen Reissmann.”      Manchester mental health – listen to users and staff MEN has recently covered the resignation of Sheila Foley, chief executive of Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust. This followed a report critical […]

Patients council (proposal)

Patients council (proposal)

Manchester Users’ Network & South Manchester Users’ Group. (Proposal). Manchester Patients’ Council. The Author Alan Hartman. I’ve used secondary mental health services for 38 years and had great achievements in User Involvement. I’m a life long campaigner for authentic empowerment of Mental Health Users, Advocacy and democracy. I’m passionately against “Positive Illusions” (Portraying services, users […]

The Healthcare Commission Report Healthcare watchdog report on acute mental health in-patient care

The Commission assessed all 69 NHS trusts providing acute inpatient mental health services in England. This covered 554 wards providing almost 10,000 beds for patients between the ages of 18 and 65.

The Patients report – patients view on radical changes to day services

There have been several reports proposing radical changes to Day Services in Manchester, The Blue Tree Report, Bob Mercer’s Report (MHJCT) and perhaps other reports, which service users have not yet seen. Both of the above reports have been contrary to service users’ needs and wants. Manchester Users’ Network agreed that Alan Hartman compiles the […]

Available Accessible Services

Welfare Rights for people with mental health problems Access to service depends on being resident  or using mental health services in Manchester  Tel 0161 205 7321 ask for welfare rights officer. The welfare officer can do home visits if necessary.   Access to the Mental Health Teams / Care Programme Approach(CPA-Health & Social Care Needs Planned for you)  Assessments and […]