On The March To Defend Mental Health Services March and Rally

On The March To Defend Mental Health Services March and Rally

Defend Mental Health Services
March and Rally
Saturday 29th March 12:30
Meet Market Cross, Eccles for march to Meadowbrook
Next Saturday, service users, activists, families and health workers will be holding a march and rally to Defend Mental Health Services in Bolton, Salford and Trafford.

“This isn’t a recession, it’s a robbery.” Spokesperson Manchester Users Network !

“This isn’t a recession, it’s a robbery.” Spokesperson Manchester Users Network !

A rep from Manchester Users Network told the crowd that “Hundreds of people on the point of death are being classed as fit for work and something has to be done to draw people’s attention to it”. A huge banner attached to the wall opposite the ATOS Assessment Centre, at Albert Bridge House on Bridge Street, said it all…

Mass National Demo Against ATOS, Wednesday, 19 TH Feb, 2014 !

Mass National Demo Against ATOS, Wednesday, 19 TH Feb, 2014 !

The Con-Dem government have outsourced the assessment of disabled people for eligibility for benefits to the private IT company Atos Origin in order to shift disabled people onto the much harsher regime of Jobseekers Allowance and distance themselves from responsibility for what happens to disabled people as a result. Their assessments are degrading, stressful and unfair. Many of the people they find “fit to work” simply are not; in 2010, over 1300 people died soon after being kicked off disability benefits due to an Atos assessment. This number is rising.

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)

“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.

‘the easiest prank call ever made’ !

‘the easiest prank call ever made’ !

Australian hoax call DJs quit Twitter after nurse’s death Mel Greig and Michael Christian, hosts of 2DayFM’s ‘Hot 30 Countdown’ evening show, were the DJs who made the prank call to the hospital two days ago, where they pretended to be the Queen and Prince Charles. By Chris Parsons The two Australian radio presenters who […]

MUN INSTRUCTED TO CALL URGENT MEETING OF THE PUBLIC TO DEBATE URGENT MENTAL HEALTH CUTS! # TRUST RESPONSE#

MUN INSTRUCTED TO CALL URGENT MEETING OF THE PUBLIC TO DEBATE URGENT  MENTAL HEALTH CUTS!  # TRUST RESPONSE#

Manchester User Network   This cut will devastate services! Twitter us on: on: munreporter!                                                  25% CUT TO VITAL COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES Meeting 6pm Wednesday  7th  Dec. Methodist Hall Oldham St,M/cr. MUN appeal to users, health  staff and the public to stop these dangerous cuts now. Speaker Karen Reissmann – UNISON National executive. If this massive […]

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