Man reportedly raped on Manchester psychiatric ward at Park House by another patient

An investigation has been launched following the incident at Park House

Man reportedly raped on Manchester psychiatric ward at Park House by another patient

By Todd Fitzgerald   Police are investigating after a man was reportedly raped on a psychiatric ward in north Manchester by another patient. The man was allegedly attacked at Park House, on the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital, last week.   Inpatients at Park House facilities include those who have been detained under the […]

Woman falling to death after man’s rape acquittal an accident, says coroner

Woman falling to death after man’s rape acquittal an accident, says coroner

Tracy Shelvey, who died days after a man accused of raping her was cleared, plunged to her death after staging Rochdale rooftop protest Tracy Shelvey was given inadequate support by agencies including the police, council and social and health services, the inquest heard. Photograph: PA Josh Halliday Tuesday 15 December 2015 A coroner has found […]

Leeds ‘crisis’ teams hailed a success as mental health detainee numbers drop by a third

A PILOT project aimed at giving emergency mental health care to people in crisis in Leeds has proved so successful that it is set to become a permanent fixture in the city.

It was launched 12 months ago as health workers teamed up with police to offer an innovative ‘street triage’ service. After the successful Department of Health funded trial – which saw the number of people being detained by police under the Mental Health Act drop by a third – the Leeds Mental Health Triage is now being offered 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and West Yorkshire Police have jointly been providing the service.

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 […]