Manchester Users Network Will Hold A Meeting On Wednesday, 14 Th August, 2013 at 1:30 pm

Manchester Users Network Will Hold A Meeting On Wednesday, 14 Th August, 2013 at 1:30 pm

The Next patient meeting will be at 1:30pm prompt Wednesday 14 Th August, 2013 Manchester Users Network (MUN) will meet on Wednesday 14 Th August, 2013 at the offices of MUN. As part of “It Is Time To Be Heard” campaign. It will be an occasion to allow feedback from this campaign. A published agenda […]

Bedroom Tax: Man yells ‘I’m sick of this s**t’ before cutting throat !

Bedroom Tax: Man yells ‘I’m sick of this s**t’ before cutting throat !

Bedroom Tax: Man yells ‘I’m sick of this s**t’ before cutting throat in horrifying benefits office protest 26 Jul 2013 12:40 Witnesses say the middle-aged man sliced his throat from ear-to-ear with a knife as he spoke to an adviser A Bedroom Tax victim yelled “I’m sick of all this s**t” before cutting his throat […]

When A Poster Says A Thousand Words A Government Needs To Listen “It Is Time To Be Heard”

When A Poster Says A Thousand Words A Government Needs To Listen “It Is Time To Be Heard”

Our Aims: To support users and ex-users of psychiatric services in Manchester and provide a forum for users to have a bona fide say in planning and provision of mental health services.

Our office is based in Park house (North Manchester general hospital)

“£200 a year to use NHS services” !

“£200 a year to use NHS services” !

Foreigners who visit Britain for more than six months will be made to pay at least £200 a year to use NHS services, under a set of proposals to be introduced tomorrow. The measures, to be announced by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and put out for consultation, aim to crackdown on the illegitimate use […]

“Karen has always been a champion of her clients.”

“Karen has always been a champion of her clients.”

“Karen has always been a champion of her clients.”

Karen Reissmann, community nurse and UNISON activist, was sacked by Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust in 2007. She was sacked for speaking out about cuts and the effect of privatisation.

Can You Help To Help Others?

Can You Help To Help Others?

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 […]

Vice Chair :“We definitely feel this report justifies our concerns about Edale House closing.

Vice Chair :“We definitely feel this report justifies our concerns about Edale House closing.

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.

Nursing Times Publish Concerns of Nursing Staff

Nursing Times Publish Concerns of Nursing Staff

Nurses raise concerns about commissioners’ private company links 20 October, 2011 | By Crispin Dowler Nurses have raised concerns about a second group of GP commissioners in the north of England with links to a private company seeking to provide NHS services. Three members of the clinical commissioning group for County Durham and Darlington belong […]

“Most senior clinicians of the Trust are very cynical and disillusioned with this plan and appalled that the Strategic Health Authority has not put a stop to this.” – VIDEO

“Most senior clinicians of the Trust are very cynical and disillusioned with this plan and appalled that the Strategic Health Authority has not put a stop to this.” – VIDEO

In the House of Commons Tuesday 28th June, 2011 the  Rt Hon Tony Lloyd MP, spoke  in a Westminster Hall ‘Private Members’ debate (Edale Unit Manchester) of his frustration at not being able to obtain satisfactory answers to questions relating to the proposed closure of a hospital unit that deals with some of the most […]