“It’s Time to Be Heard”

“It’s Time to Be Heard”

“It’s Time to Be Heard” How will people survive in Manchester without any real meaningful mental health care? No one can deny that upon the streets of Manchester, the amount of homelessness is unacceptable and the care given towards the most vulnerable by untrained council housing emergency staff is also unacceptable poor by design and […]

“It’s Time To Be Heard”

“It’s Time To Be Heard”

Fears over future of Manchester mental health trust 27 TH June, 2013 After four years’ work Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust bosses have had to withdraw an application to get Foundation Trust status. Mental health trust story The future of mental health care in Manchester has been thrown into doubt after an NHS […]

A top NHS executive who earned £175,000 a year has resigned and retired :

A top NHS executive who earned £175,000 a year has resigned and retired :

£175k Pennine Care NHS boss quits before probe into him is completed 17 Jun 2013 By: Dan Thompson John Archer, the chief executive of Pennine Care mental health trust, was absent from work for five months while the probe was carried out and quit before it concluded. A top NHS executive who earned £175,000 a […]

Brady was seen in public for the first time in decades as his mental health tribunal:

Brady was seen in public for the first time in decades as his mental health tribunal:

Moors murderer Brady seen in public for first time in decades 17 Jun 2013 12:26 Brady, 75, is attending his mental health tribunal where he is seeking a transfer from high security Ashworth Hospital on Merseyside Moors Murderer Ian Brady was seen in public for the first time in decades as his mental health tribunal […]

Trust Board has taken the decision to formally withdraw from the Foundation Trust authorisation process!

Trust Board has taken the decision to formally withdraw from the Foundation Trust authorisation process!

Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust announces the following in a letter to staff and service users from CEO Michele Moran. Statement Below made Today By: Michele Moran Chief Executive Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust Following serious consideration, the Trust Board has taken the decision to formally withdraw from the Foundation Trust […]

Meeting “Enhancing the Quality of User Involved Care Planning in Mental Health Services”.

Meeting “Enhancing the Quality of User Involved Care Planning in Mental Health Services”.

MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK MEETING Held in the Users’ Office, Park House Hospital. 1.30pm. Wednesday 19th June, 2013. Invited and Welcome Claire Fraser (Research Associate) of EQUIP “Enhancing the Quality of User Involved Care Planning in Mental Health Services”. Group Discussion (Focus Group) To improve User/ Carer Involvement in Care Planning ALL PATIENTS Welcome! Further details […]

Stephen Fry helps others by talking openly about his ongoing battle with mental illness!

Stephen Fry helps others by talking openly about his ongoing battle with mental illness!

Actor Stephen Fry reveals suicide attempt last year Thu Jun 6, 2013 2:01am BST (Reuters) – British actor Stephen Fry attempted suicide last year, he said during a podcast interview on Wednesday in which he talked openly about his ongoing battle with mental illness. Fry, 55, told comedian Richard Herring in the interview in front […]

MUN Next Meeting Will Be 1:30pm 5TH June 2013 (News & Information) Meeting !

MUN Next Meeting Will Be 1:30pm 5TH June 2013 (News & Information) Meeting !

MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK For good mental health attend the INFORMATION MEETING!! Big Changes! Important Information, rights & news for patients! Wednesday 5th June 2013.Time, 1.30pm. Held in the, USER’S OFFICE (Next door the Therapy Centre.) Park House Hospital. ALL PATIENTS WELCOME. ** “We need to support and help each other”. ** For further details Tel […]