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 […]
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 […]
Manchester Care Home Staff Member Arrested on Murder Charge ! by Cindy Tweed Thu, 03/28/2013 After a resident of Victoria Nursing Home in Anson Road, Rusholme, died of internal injuries, an inquest was launched into the matter to find out the reason behind it. Police was called by a staff member at the facility as […]
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 […]
A Police officer spoke of how they truly believe that the higher the rank the madder their ideas seem to get, certainly taking the new Police HQ due to open at Newton Heath as a example, those in charge have made sure it is fitted with a state of the art canteen. There are no canteens available for ordinarily street cops or civilian Police workers. It was only some years ago under GMP former Chief Con Wilmot that a brand new bathroom was fitted to the 11th flooring offices of Greater Manchester Police, Chester House, GMP HQ, costing not £300.000 as the ‘on the march officer’, had suggested but, £350.000 as MUN have since researched into the case and found the true amount spent on the Chief Constables personnel bathroom with gold taps to boot?