YOUR SERVICE IS NEEDED SOS SAVE OUR SERVICES MEETING 8 Th December 1:30 pm Manchester City Council Joint Health & Scrutiny Committee Have Invited Manchester User’s Network (MUN) to attend a seminar to be held Wednesday 9th December at 10am in Committee Room 2, Level 2, Town Hall. The purpose of the seminar is to […]
MANCHESTER USER’S NETWORK
NHS Independent Complaints Advocacy (ICA)
Wednesday 10th June 2015, 1.30pm.
With Caribbean people in the UK nine times more likely than white British counterparts to be diagnosed with schizophrenia, a University of Manchester mental health researcher has visited Jamaica and Barbados to find out what lessons can be learned.
Man Uni student suffering from schizophrenia faces daily battle with ‘evil voices’
A Manchester man who suffers from schizophrenia has got his life back on track despite still hearing ‘disturbing voices’ on a daily basis.
Colin Evans, 31, from Littleborough, was diagnosed with the disorder at university in 2003, aged 20, and subsequently had to drop out and move back home with his parents.
CHIC Seminar ‘Apps for Mental Health’
The next Connected Health Innovation Centre Seminar on “Apps for Mental Health” will take place on 16th April 2015.
John Ainsworth, Deputy Director of the Centre for Health Infomatics and the Health e-Research Centre, will present ‘Adventures in Connected Health: ClinTouch, CareLoop, Actissist and beyond.’ John’s research focuses on areas such as applying information technology to improve healthcare, harnessing computing technology to enable novel clincial research and the development of software as a diagnostic/ therapeutic medical device.
A Canadian doctor has created an app, dubbed as an ‘Instagram for Doctors’, which is helping Manchester medical students with their studies.
The creator of “Figure 1″, Dr. Joshua Landy, is a critical care specialist at the Scarborough Hospital in Toronto. Along with his co-founders Gregory Levey and Richard Penner, his goal was to create a “network where healthcare professionals could share images and create discussions.”
Help to “Stage the Heart” this Valentine’s Day against Killer Cuts to Mental Health & Homelessness Services 11am Prompt Manchester Town Hall Steps
The message is clear and members of the public, Unison members and members of MUN turned out on Valentines Day asking those who Love Manchester to tell Manchester City Councillors not to implement cuts to Manchester Mental Health Services already cut to the marrow as Manchester City Councillor Paul Andrews (Bagley) recently said: “These cuts are already down to the marrow.” MUN’s Chair Paul Reed in response said: ” This mean further killer cuts will mean the loss of lives and that’s something Manchester User’s Network is not prepared to allow, if this Council implements these killer cuts MUN would seek legal action against Manchester City Council.”
Researchers from The University of Manchester’s National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness investigated whether suicides were related to the way mental health services were organised based on staff and patient surveys, national databases and other records. Their report “Healthy Services and Safer Patients” is based on 13,960 patient suicides from 2004-12.
The University of Manchester’s National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCISH) has been awarded a three-year contract by the HealthCare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) to continue managing the Mental Health Clinical Outcome Review programme.
A former Manchester student who fell to his death from a hospital window should have had psychiatric assessment, inquest hears.
Eugene St Leger, from Bramhall, Stockport, was rushed to Stepping Hill Hospital after his sister Alexandra found him face down in a pool of blood in the family’s cellar after he cut his neck with a piece of glass