More than 200 suicide deaths per year now occur in patients under mental health home treatment teams
BY CHARLOTTE DOBSON Three times as many mental health patients committed suicide when receiving care at home compared to those in hospital, new research has revealed. The findings, published by the University of Manchester, have raised concern among mental health campaigners about the number of people taking their own life after they have been discharged […]
An exclusive investigation by Granada Reports has revealed more than 40- thousand people with psychiatric issues went to A&E in the North West in the last three years - a rise of almost 70 per cent.
There has been an alarming rise in the number of people with mental health problems who feel they’ve got nowhere to go for treatment other than their local A&E. An exclusive investigation by Granada Reports has revealed more than 40- thousand people with psychiatric issues went to A&E in the North West in the last […]
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.