A lack of hospital beds means NHS bosses are having to pay for in-patients from Greater Manchester to be treated across the country - at a £9m cost to the region’s taxpayers
A lack of hospital beds means NHS bosses are having to pay for in-patients from Greater Manchester to be treated across the country – at a £9m cost to the region’s taxpayers
Hundreds of desperately ill patients were sent almost 200 miles from Greater Manchester for 'out-of-area' placements.
Hundreds of desperately ill patients were sent almost 200 miles from Greater Manchester for ‘out-of-area’ placements.
A violent psychiatric patient stabbed two members of staff on a mental health ward in a vicious knife attack.
Myha Grant stabbed health care assistant Julius Falomo 17 times and nurse Francis Barrett six times.
The brother of a mentally-ill Suffolk man feared his sibling was “about to deteriorate into a crisis” in the days before his death, an inquest heard.
By James Gallagher Health and science reporter. Doctors have confirmed a diagnosis made more than 200 years ago by one of medicine’s most influential surgeons. John Hunter had diagnosed a patient in 1786 with a “tumour as hard as bone”. Royal Marsden Hospital doctors analysed patient samples and case notes, which were preserved at the […]
"The issue are being explored in a new documentary which features Campbell. "I had depression, also I talk about in the 1980's I had a psychotic breakdown," he said.
The former Downing Street communications boss explained the ripple effect that mental health issue can have on sufferer’s families. “The issue are being explored in a new documentary which features Campbell. “I had depression, also I talk about in the 1980’s I had a psychotic breakdown,” he said. “I think that sometimes its harder for […]
PLANS are being developed to allow people with mental health issues to be cared for in Bolton instead of being placed as far away as Birmingham. The town could be home to a ‘locked’ rehabilitation unit after proposals were put before the Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) last week. Barry Silvert, clinical director of commissioning, […]
Ms Moran had been chief executive at the trust for four years, during a period in which it struggled with major financial challenges
BY JENNIFER WILLIAMS Michele Moran The chief executive of Manchester’s crisis-hit mental health trust has got a new job heading up an even bigger NHS trust. Michele Moran, under whose leadership Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust has been scrapped and taken over by another organisation amid financial disarray, is being seconded […]
A public consultation carried out following pressure from councillors last year has concluded people were against the move.
BY: JENNIFER WILLIAMS: Manchester’s mental health trust is to push ahead in axing £1:5m of frontline services, the M.E.N. can reveal – despite a huge public outcry. At its board meeting Thursday morning Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust is due to scrap eight separate community-based services, hitting around 500 patients. They include arts […]
She needed treatment. She was a very poorly girl and we begged them. Literally begged them.
– ALAN WISE, NATASHA'S FATHER
ITV NEWS REPORT Natasha Wise Photo: The father of a young woman who killed herself this week after waiting months for counselling for depression has criticised mental health services in Manchester. Natasha Wise, 22, left a series of heartbreaking Facebook posts before falling to her death from a bridge in Whalley Range on Tuesday. She […]