The man was so upset at the lack of assistance and understanding from both the Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust and Greater Manchester Police that he contacted the Manchester Evening News to help bring the alleged incident to the public’s attention.
The man - who has made 10 attempts on his own life since the attack - has spoken to the M.E.N. in a bid to get answers
A suicidal man allegedly raped on a psychiatric ward by another patient while he was dosed up on medication has blasted staff for failing to protect him – and has called on police to act.
Prof Kendall said trying to stop the practice sent an important signal about “humanising and ethicising and professionalising” mental health services in England.
By Alison Holt & Callum May Victoria Derbyshire programme Face-down restraint can restrict people’s breathing Face-down physical restraint is still being used in mental health wards in England, despite the government and the NHS saying it should stop. Its use, which can restrict a patient’s breathing, dropped only slightly over the two years following new […]