£175k Pennine Care NHS boss quits before probe into him is completed 17 Jun 2013 By: Dan Thompson John Archer, the chief executive of Pennine Care mental health trust, was absent from work for five months while the probe was carried out and quit before it concluded. A top NHS executive who earned £175,000 a […]
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 […]
Disability Rights: Bedroom Tax Illegally Discriminates Against Disabled People Court Hears PA/The Huffington Post UK FOLLOW: Department Of Work And Pensions , IAIN DUNCAN SMITH , Bedroom Tax , Bedroom Tax Protests , Impact , Impact , Dwp , News , UK NEWS , UK News The High Court has been asked to declare that […]
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 […]
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.
Care in crisis as council awaits more cuts Article published:December 2012 Cuts have left Manchester City Council struggling to plug a £5.8 million overspend in its Adults Services budget as needs rise across the city. Costs are surging due to a rise in the number of people who need care for learning disabilities, a report […]
SALFORD SUICIDE MAN TURNED AWAY BY MENTAL HEALTH TRUST AND ARRESTED! Star date: 7th November 2012 A Salford Star Exclusive MENTAL HEALTH HELL IN SALFORD: PART 1 A Salford man with a history of mental health and self harm problems was refused help by Greater Manchester West Mental Health Trust workers at Cromwell House in […]
1500 DISABLED PEOPLE DEAD FROM STARVATION, ILLNESS AND SUICIDE AFTER BEING DEEMED ‘FIT FOR WORK’ BETWEEN JANUARY AND AUGUST 2011 ATOS DON’T GIVE A TOSS! Time to fight back ! 31 May, 12pm: Protest march from Albert Square to ATOS “assessment” centre at Albert Bridge House 6 June, 7pm: Public Meeting at Friends’ Meeting House […]
U.K. union bars Israeli expert from conference on conflict resolution Wed, May 02, 2012 Iyyar 10, 5772 This Story By: Anshel Pfeffer LONDON – A master-class on conflict resolution that was set to be given by an Israeli lecturer in Manchester next week was canceled by the British National Health Service, after trade union members […]