A man died outside a hospital ward after nurses refused to let him in, an inquest has heard Peter Thompson, 41, was a patient at Manchester Royal Infirmary’s mental health unit but was not allowed in on 3 April 2010 as he had a bottle of vodka. He refused to give up the vodka […]
The Chairman of Manchester Users Network, Alan Hartman ran this years 10K to raise vital funds for MUN & to Highlight Mainway Enterprises, where patients do not want changes to the success story which Mainway has been for many of its great-hearted services users, keeping patients healthy and engaged in community living. The NHS trained staff at Mainway have […]
On Tuesday in the House of Commons Mr Tony Lloyd MP Ask questions about Edale House Closing
It is a great pleasure to follow Mr Evennett, who takes great pride in his suburb. In the same way, people in Manchester have enormous pride in what our city is all about. That is why I wanted to raise two important local issues today. First, the Edale unit, which is a secure mental health unit, is currently located in the central Manchester hospital. Manchester Mental Health and Social Care trust specifically had the unit designed only a few years ago as part of a private finance initiative in that hospital. The strategic health authority gifted the trust some £16 million for the project, but only four years on, the trust has decided that it wants to abandon the unit and move its facilities elsewhere. The trust proposes to move the unit to Park House—the site of the North Manchester hospital. By all accounts, that decision is perplexing.
EMOTE: Everyday momentary observations of thoughts and emotions The EMOTE study uses innovative, interactive technology (i.e. Experience Sampling Methodology) to assess participants’ activity, sleep and mood over the course of a week. In particular, the EMOTE study focuses on how mood changes from moment to moment, the factors that are important in influencing these changes and how […]