Vice Chair :“We definitely feel this report justifies our concerns about Edale House closing.

Vice Chair :“We definitely feel this report justifies our concerns about Edale House closing.

Inspectors found life-saving equipment was kept locked away on a mental health unit.
Newly-designed wards at Park House, in Crumpsall, were judged below standard and unsuitable, an inspection by the Care Quality Commission found.
Care Quality Commission inspectors found defibrillators were locked away – meaning someone suffering a heart-attack could die before a staff member with the key was found.

Michele Moran CEO tells how her trust has taken imaginative steps !

Michele Moran CEO tells how her trust has taken imaginative steps !

The NHS must improve the way it handles patient complaints Complaints offer an early warning system that trusts can use to identify pockets of poor care Chris HopsonGuardian Professional, Wednesday 20 March 2013 Today, more than 300 senior leaders from NHS trusts will gather for theFoundation Trust Network’s conference Governance after Francis and the NHS […]

Meeting ‘Individual Budgets’ Allowing You to Control & Buy Your Social Support: Jane Johnstone Guest Speaker !

Meeting ‘Individual Budgets’ Allowing You to Control & Buy Your Social Support: Jane Johnstone Guest Speaker !

MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK. MEETING. Invited Jane Johnstone Individual Budgets! Wednesday 13th March 2013, 1.30pm. Held in the Users’ Office, Park House Hospital. Control and buy your social support “Social care help & support when you leave hospital and living in the community is crucial!” All Patients Welcome. Further details Tel (Alan) (0161)918 4343, (0161) 492 […]

More on Police Chief Sir Peter Fahy concerns for people who suffer a mental illness in the City of Manchester!

More on Police Chief Sir Peter Fahy concerns for people who suffer a mental illness in the City of Manchester!

Police struggle with mental health calls Published on Friday 8 March 2013 POLICE officers are struggling to cope with the number of cases they deal with involving people with mental health issues, the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has warned. Sir Peter Fahy said policeman were being tied up for as long as […]

Sir Peter Fahy Speaks Out in support of better treatment for the mental ill of the City !

Sir Peter  Fahy Speaks Out in support of better treatment for the mental ill of the City !

Police deal with more mental health calls, says chief 5 TH March 2013 Police are spending more time dealing with people who have mental health issues, the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police has said. Sir Peter Fahy said it had become the main issue for officers responding to emergency calls, and the force was […]

Opera production manager : ‘Burn out’ as a result of his commitment to work’

Opera production manager : ‘Burn out’ as a result of his commitment to work’

Under-pressure music boss threw himself under train at Poynton station Peter Devine March 06, 2013 A distinguished Manchester opera production manager died after jumping in front of a train. Glynn Davies, 45, was killed instantly after being struck by the Manchester to Bristol train, which was travelling through Poynton station in Cheshire at 85mph. Father-of-three […]