His Ushakov medal marked 70 years since the war ended, after the British defence chiefs finally agreed to honour the thousands who risked their lives in freezing Arctic convoys. British bull dog PM: Winston Churchill once described them as having made ‘the worst journey in the world’.
By: Paul Reed. Last Sunday in Manchester a ceremony was held to mark the end of 71 years since the Second World War in Europe ended. Beginning at 1:30 pm, and organised by the Manchester and St Petersburg Friendship Society. Jim Charnock began the ceremonial by dedicating this year’s Manchester Celebrations of the end of […]
The town hall is holding a one-off hearing today to discuss the state of our mental health services, after it emerged the city's crisis-hit provider was being scrapped
This afternoon councillors, NHS officials, patients and voluntary groups are gathering at Manchester town hall to discuss the state of our city’s mental health services. The one-off inquiry was ordered late last year , after it emerged Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust was on the brink of financial collapse – and planning £1.5m […]
YOUR SERVICE IS NEEDED SOS SAVE OUR SERVICES MEETING 8 Th December 1:30 pm Manchester City Council Joint Health & Scrutiny Committee Have Invited Manchester User’s Network (MUN) to attend a seminar to be held Wednesday 9th December at 10am in Committee Room 2, Level 2, Town Hall. The purpose of the seminar is to […]
A day-long public inquiry is to be held into the crisis facing Manchester’s mental health services – after we revealed the savage cuts facing frontline services.
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust admits it is ‘no longer viable as an independent organisation’ after its finances passed the point of no return.
Cuts to Manchester’s mental health services will ’cause more deaths’, warned a local patient support group as they lobbied outside the Town Hall yesterday.
Manchester Users Network, a support system for patients accessing psychiatric services, lobbied ahead of a health scrutiny meeting that took place after a devastating £7million worth of cuts to its services.
It is reported that Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust will be abolished, as its financial position has become untenable.
Plans to cut £1.5m from mental health services in Manchester have been debated by councillors.
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust has planned the savings, which would affect 664 patients not considered to be at high risk.
Support for people suffering conditions including chronic fatigue, depression and sexual problems could be withdrawn.