An award-winning nurse set himself alight outside Kensington Palace only hours after being let out of a mental health unit, an inquest has heard.
Amin Abdullah went into a spiral of depression after he was dismissed from his dream job at Charing Cross Hospital for supporting a colleague following a complaint from a patient.
Former Rugby League stars Danny Sculthorpe and Phil Veivers visited Hopwood Hall College to raise awareness about mental health.
The former players, who have played at some of the biggest clubs in rugby league, held sessions over the course of two days with sports students at the college with the ‘State of Mind’ charity.
The mother of a Somerset teenager who took his own life after struggling with mental health issues has spoken out about planned Government mental health reforms, which she says are needed ‘right now’.
By: Sheridan Robins Charley Marks was 18 years old when he committed suicide back in 2014 and was visited by community psychiatric nurses just hours before his death. His mother Jo Clement has since set up the charity In Charley’s Memory, which aims to raise awareness and support young people who are battling mental issues. […]
“MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK” Meeting Wednesday 18th January 2017. 1.30pm. Invited Community Matron (Ann Wainwright) CPAs! Stepping Down means (Discharge or part discharge) Held in the Users’ Office. Park House Hospital. Some Questions & Comments *What does a Community Matron do? * I have no Copy of my CPA! * I do not […]
Former care minister Norman Lamb has revealed his son was told he would have to wait six months to get mental health treatment on the NHS after he was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder.
The Lib Dem said his son Archie, a music producer now in his late 20s, was left feeling like he was “going mad” after he spent several years struggling to cope with his illness as a teenager alone. Mr Lamb said that was “desperate” and faced with the “horribly long” wait they paid for […]