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 […]
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 […]
A new chief nurse has been appointed to the board of a health trust. Adrian Childs will replace Jackie Ardley at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust when she retires. Mr Childs is the director of nursing and therapies at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust. He said: “I am delighted to be given the […]
Edale House nurses struck off over patient death 9 TH April 2013 Two nurses have been struck off after a patient was found dead outside a mental health unit in Manchester. Peter Thompson, 41, was refused entry to Edale House on Hathersage Road, where he was a patient, on 3 April 2010 as he had […]
Nurses could be struck off over mental health patient left to die on floor 3 Apr 2013 14:13 Peter Thompson, 41, who had drug and alcohol problems, was found lifeless in Manchester’s Edale House Two nurses are facing being struck off after a mental health patient died when he was left lying on a hospital […]
Would you be interested in discussing your experience of the ending of your Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)? What is this research about? I am Peter Lydon, a final year clinical psychology trainee from Lancaster University. I am conducting a research project as part of my training, supervised by Dr. Ian smith (Clinical psychologist, Lancaster doctorate […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Report slams child services over girl death 28 Feb 2013 11:41 A serious case review revealed a series of errors, despite concluding tragic tot Kaiya Blake’s death could not have been prevented Child protection agencies have been slammed for missing a string of chances to help tragic tot Kaiya Blake who was suffocated by her […]