Scandal of the mental health patients being sent more than 125 miles away for care

“We recognise that this is not ideal."

Scandal of the mental health patients being sent more than 125 miles away for care

People with mental health issues from Greater Manchester have been put in care up to 180 miles away as pressure on services mounts, the M.E.N. can reveal.
NHS figures show five patients from the region were placed between 125 and 185 miles away as of December by Greater Manchester West NHS Foundation Trust.

MUN Invites Community Matron Ann Wainwright A Chance To Get Answers To Your Questions 18th January 2017. 1.30pm

MUN Invites Community Matron Ann Wainwright A Chance To Get Answers To Your Questions 18th January 2017. 1.30pm

“MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK” Meeting Wednesday 18th January 2017. 1.30pm. Invited        Community Matron  (Ann Wainwright)                                                      CPAs!   Stepping Down means (Discharge or part discharge) Held in the Users’ Office. Park House Hospital. Some Questions & Comments *What does a Community Matron do? * I have no Copy of my CPA! * I do not […]

A Man Has Reported To Police He Was Raped By Another Patient On A North Manchester Psychiatric Ward

A Man Has Reported To Police He Was Raped By Another Patient On A North Manchester Psychiatric Ward

The man was so upset at the lack of assistance and understanding from both the Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust and Greater Manchester Police that he contacted the Manchester Evening News to help bring the alleged incident to the public’s attention.

MUN-MEETING TODAY 7th December 2016, 1.30pm Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre

MUN-MEETING TODAY 7th December 2016, 1.30pm  Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre

MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK AGENDA Wednesday 7th December 2016, 1.30pm Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre, Room 10. 1] Future of Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre. 2] Withheld numbers/ Rights to effective Communication. 3] Stepping Down long-term patients, especially the elderly! 4] Travel Passes/ PIP/ DLA/WCA. 5] Feedback & Information. 6] Any Other Business. Wishing everybody merry Christmas and a Happy […]

Meeting With Care Quality Commission Monday 28th November 2016, 1.30pm.

Meeting With Care Quality Commission Monday 28th November 2016, 1.30pm.

“MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK” Have your say on your Treatment & Care!! Meeting with the Invited Kirsty Mc Kennell and Sharron Haworth Inspectors Of Health and Social Care Services. Monday 28th November 2016, 1.30pm. Held in the Users’ Office, Park House Hospital. All Patients, (Sufferers from Mental illness) WELCOME.

Misery and Despair For Many Residents; presently living with A Mental Health Illness Within the City of Manchester

Decisions that have no mandate or support from professional health workers or those who represent them including Unison’s Manchester Community and Mental Health Branch and Trade Unionist from all parts of the region.

Misery and Despair For Many Residents; presently living with A Mental Health Illness Within the City of Manchester

Manchester Town Hall (photo)   By: Paul Reed. Anyone who has anything to do with the care of people who suffer from a mental health illness, including ‘Dual Diagnosis Service’ should aim to read the following : Manchester City Council Mental Health Services consultation report,  as reported below and at the following link: Here . […]

MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK MEETING. Tuesday 8 th November 2016, 1.30pm

Fear of hospital closures (Already we have lost Edale Unit, PFI hospital) This is a big concern meeting Calling for your attendance for it is urgently needed ! SOS SAVE OUR SERVICES SOS

MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK MEETING.  Tuesday 8 th November 2016, 1.30pm

MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK MEETING. Tuesday 8 th November 2016, 1.30pm Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre, 93, CHURCH LANE, MANCHESTER M9 5BG. Mental Health Trust Take Over! User Engagement with Tom Woodcock, Greater Manchester West Mental Health Foundation Trust. We also invite, Commissioners, patients, ex – patients from Bolton, Salford and Trafford that have used the Trust’s Services […]

MEETING. WEDNESDAY, 19th October 2016. 1.30.pm.

MEETING.  WEDNESDAY, 19th October 2016.  1.30.pm.

MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK MEETING. WEDNESDAY, 19th October 2016. 1.30.pm.                    AT  HARPURHEY                     WELLBEING CENTRE. ROOM 10.   * Future of Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre. * GMW Mental Health Foundation Trust. *Steping down ill long – term patients! ALL MENTAL HEALTH USERS’. WELCOME! Information, Tel Alan, (0161) 492 0790. […]

Struggling mental health trust to be taken over by neighbouring FT

“I think the public would, rightly, ask whether someone who has just overseen such difficulty should just walk straight into another highly paid job,”

Struggling mental health trust to be taken over by neighbouring FT

NHS Improvement (NHSI) has selected the provider that will acquire the struggling Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust (MMHSCT), which had announced as far back as 2014 that its finances were unsustainable and considered cutting a range of services last year in order to save £1.5m. Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS FT will […]

IVAN LEWIS FOR MAYOR: MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES NEEDS HIM !

IVAN LEWIS MP: IF THE LABOUR PARTY MEMBERS VOTE FOR IVAN FOR MAYOR, MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN MANCHESTER WILL HAVE THE BEST PERSON TO FIX THE PROBLEMS !

IVAN LEWIS FOR MAYOR: MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES NEEDS HIM !

Ivan Lewis MP received the backing of MUN to be the next elected Greater Manchester Mayor. The mayor will hold a lot of powers in the GT Manchester region. The elected GT Manchester Mayor will lead Greater Manchester Combined Authority and hold decision-making powers and control budgets in areas including Mental Health, General health, Justice, […]

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