Sir Gerald Kaufman, Great Socialist & Parliamentarian Labour MP for Manchester Gorton and Father of the House of Commons, dies aged 86

Sir Gerald Kaufman, Great Socialist & Parliamentarian Labour MP for Manchester Gorton and Father of the House of Commons, dies aged 86

Sir Gerald dedicated his life to serving those who he believed would benefit most from a Labour government andLabour values in action. He believed that policy and principle without power were simply not enough to deliver the better life that he fought for on behalf of his constituents for almost 50 years.

Children in UK mental health hospitals ‘not improving’, parents say

Survey finds 54% of parents with children in mental health hospitals say they have not improved and 24% say they are worse

Children in UK mental health hospitals ‘not improving’, parents say

More than half of parents with children in mental health hospitals do not feel their condition has improved as a result of treatment, while nearly a quarter say it has actually deteriorated, according to a survey.

Manchester movie-makers producing short film to combat stigma of men’s mental health issues

Two Manchester movie-makers are producing a short film based arou nd the stigma of mental health.

Manchester movie-makers producing short film to combat stigma of men’s mental health issues

Two Manchester movie-makers are producing a short film based around the stigma of mental health.

Britain’s prison suicide crisis: ‘There’s no political will. Dead prisoners do not win votes’

Almost 10 prisoners a month kill themselves in UK jails, with much of the blame placed on neglect and costcutting. That is what led to the death of Dean Saunders, according to his family – and a jury has agreed

Britain’s prison suicide crisis: ‘There’s no political will. Dead prisoners do not win votes’

Almost 10 prisoners a month kill themselves in UK jails, with much of the blame placed on neglect and costcutting. That is what led to the death of Dean Saunders, according to his family – and a jury has agreed

PIP investigation: 100 cases, and still DWP refuses to accept the dishonest truth

PIP investigation: 100 cases, and still DWP refuses to accept the dishonest truth

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has denied there is any dishonesty among the healthcare professionals who carry out its benefits assessments, even though Disability News Service (DNS) has now collected 100 cases where such allegations have been made.

Mental health beds cut over safety failures

Mental health beds cut over safety failures

By: Ellen Coyne   Eight of the 14 acute mental health beds covering Waterford and Wexford will be closed because of serious concerns that the service is unsafe for more than six people. The mental health unit at University Hospital Waterford was almost shut down because of a failure to comply with basic standards of […]

Stepped Down ? Do not suffer in silence Review in progress

Stepped Down ? Do not suffer in silence Review in progress

Review of Stepping Down!!

Losing benefit, Bus passes, Support and Supervision, Charged £20 for GP letters?

Post-War Screening of Soldiers for Mental Health Issues ‘Ineffective’ – Report

Post-War Screening of Soldiers for Mental Health Issues ‘Ineffective’ – Report

United Kingdom (Sputnik) – Screening soldiers returning from war zones for mental health issues – such as depression, excessive alcohol consumption or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – is ineffective and may even exacerbate the situation, according to new research.

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