Manchester City Councils Joint Health Scrutiny Committee Public Meeting 9 Th Dec.

Manchester City Councils Joint Health Scrutiny Committee  Public Meeting 9 Th Dec.

Public Meeting Prior to the meeting of Manchester City Councils Joint Scrutiny Committee. Manchester User’s Network {MUN} will gather on Wednesday 9th Dec to protest and to lobby council on behalf of the Services Users organisation ; which supports users and ex-users of psychiatric services in Manchester and provide a forum for users to have […]

Manchester’s mental health services – the long struggle to survive

A further well-established fact is that in austere times, health commissioners tend to raid mental health budgets to plug the growing deficits in the acute hospital sector.

Manchester’s mental health services – the long struggle to survive

by Dr KailashChand   In austere times, health commissioners tend to raid mental health budgets to plug the growing deficits in the acute hospital sector Mental health services form a crucial part of the NHS, and yet they have always been the poor relation in the health service. The Independent Mental Health Services Alliance has […]

Hospital admissions for self-harm almost double the national average

Hospital admissions for self-harm almost double the national average

People are almost twice as likely to be admitted to hospital due to self-harm in Greater Manchester.
New data analysed by the M.E.N. shows that the number of admissions was highest at Tameside Hospital and Wigan Royal Infirmary.
Experts say the figures mirror the region’s problem of self-harm and high suicide rate.

MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK MUN INFORMATION MEETING Wednesday 25Th November, 2015 Time, 1:30 pm

MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK  MUN INFORMATION MEETING  Wednesday 25Th November, 2015 Time, 1:30 pm

MUN INFORMATION MEETING Wednesday 25 Th November, 2015 Time, 1:30 pm Meeting to catch up with recent events and how we will attack the cuts to Manchester Mental Health Services. We have a poster campaign and a campaign budget to vote past our members. Please come on time as it promises to be a busy meeting. NEWS VIEWS AND FEEDBACK WELCOME S.O.S SAVE OUR SERVICES

‘I could have slipped through the cracks’: Parents expose ‘mishmashed’ and ‘patchy’ postnatal depression support

“I’m so scared that this is a mistake and I’m not cut out to be a mother. I’m scared I’m going to resent the child and long for my old life.”

“I have some really good days where I feel very positive about life, confident in my ability as a parent and look forward to the future. Other days are just like a black hole.”

“I’ve been feeling suicidal on and off for over a year.”

Plans for £6m mental health centre in Ardwick revealed

Plans for a new £6m treatment and recovery centre in Manchester have been revealed.

The centre will be built on a 1.5 acre site in Ardwick and will be run by Alternative Futures Group (AFG).
It will open in Autumn 2016 and create 45 new jobs.

Mental health spending in Manchester could be cut by £1.5m next year – against NHS guidelines

Mental health spending across Manchester could be slashed by £1.5m next year, new figures show – despite the government handing an extra £40m to city health bosses.

The cut, revealed by a Labour Freedom of Information request, directly flouts government guidelines.

Specialist Manchester hospitals chosen under ‘Healthier Together’ plans

Specialist Manchester hospitals chosen under ‘Healthier Together’ plans
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Salford Royal, Royal Oldham and Stepping Hill have been unanimously chosen as the four ‘specialist’ hospitals in Greater Manchester as part of the ‘Healthier Together’ hospital reconfiguration.
The four locations were amongst 10 regional hospitals in the running to become ‘super hospitals’.

PUBLIC MEETING CENTRAL HALL MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE AGENDA

PUBLIC MEETING CENTRAL HALL MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE AGENDA

PUBLIC MEETING CENTRAL HALL MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE
AGENDA !
Methodist Central Buildings Central Hall Oldham Street Manchester UK LAN M1 1JQ Tel: 161 2361185
Tuesday 7th July 2015, 6.30pm.
The latest Mental Health cut. (Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre)