Kate Lampard report of Jimmy Saville being misused!

Cuts to Mental Health as

Service User Groups (patients) are being bullied and being stopped from functioning by the Kate Lampard report of Jimmy Saville being misused!

Devo Manc: a shrewd political move that keeps Treasury control without the responsibility

Signed by the chancellor, George Osborne, and the leaders of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), the latest twist in the Devo Manc agenda was the unique agreement that purported to grant residents “more control over the decisions that affect their lives”. Yet closer inspection suggests a more nuanced picture.

Manchester City Council Health & Scrutiny Committee Live Feed Now Mental Health Draft Budget expected!

Manchester City Council Health & Scrutiny Committee Live Feed Now Mental Health Draft Budget expected!

From here you will be able to access live and archived webcasts of our decision making and scrutiny meetings. If you miss a live meeting you will find it in the archive for 6 months after the meeting took place. To view a webcast simply click on the date and the meeting you want to watch.

Wyn Dignan Non Executive Chair leaves to take up new job after failing to achieve Trust Foundation Status for the Manchester Mental Health Trust !

Ms Dignan has experience as an NHS chairman, having led the Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust since 2004.

Wyn Dignan Non Executive Chair leaves to take up new job after failing to achieve Trust Foundation Status for the Manchester Mental Health Trust !

New chairman for North West Ambulance Service By Pamela McGowan Monday, 26 January 2015 Wyn Dignam A new chairman of the ambulance service which covers Cumbria has been announced. Wyn Dignan will take up the role at the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) following the departure of Mary Whyham, who left in December […]

The NHS faces unrealistic expectations, says; Michele Moran

The NHS faces unrealistic expectations, says; Michele Moran
Michele Moran, chief executive of Manchester mental health and social care trust, says adapting resources to deliver services for vulnerable people is her biggest challenge

Pursuit of unhappiness: Most people with ‘depression’ are just a bit blue, claims expert

Most people with ‘depression’ are not medically ill and are actually just unhappy, according to a Manchester mental health boss.

Mancunians Google the search term ‘depression’ every two minutes, however a number of mental health professionals MM spoke to claimed this doesn’t necessarily mean they are depressed.

The findings, released by leading mental health rehabilation service The Priory Group, show that people in the city are searching for information on the topic more than 26,000 times a month.

But mental health experts in Manchester warn of the dangers of confusing unhappiness with depression, revealing that that 9

Press Release – Manchester Users Network

Press Release – Manchester Users Network

Criminal Treatment, is how many Mental Health Stakeholders describe the way people who suffer with Severe & Enduring Mental illness are being sent to Prison and are relying on food banks and are homeless, leading to suicide and other premature death, especially in Manchester, after the closure of the Psychiatric Hospital in Central Manchester “Edale”, as Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust are still in debt of £350 000 to Central NHS Manchester Foundation Trust.