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 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, […]
The Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust and Manchester (3) Clinical Commissioning Groups are accused of failing in their duty to disabled and disadvantaged people in the city by the planned closures .
Outside Bench Mark Nell Lane, one of the services under threat of closure Press Release : Issued By Manchester Users’ Network: For Immediate Release: – In the Civil Justice Centre in Manchester. A Court action on Friday 24 Th June, 2016 prevented Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust from taking any further […]
MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK MEETING! For GÖÖD mental health attend ! “We need to support and help each other”. We welcome Bernadette Conlon, Chief Executive of Start in Salford talking about their therapies and projects. Creative Arts and Wellbeing Centre. ALSO Bernadette Conlon, Chief Executive Important Information, rights & news for patients! Wednesday 8th June […]
Here’s what patients, trade unionists, politicians, commissioners and mental health workers are saying about yesterday’s decision
When revealed the plans back in October they prompted a public outcry. But despite a public consultation finding people massively against the move – and warnings that it will cost lives – the trust has pushed ahead with the cut, arguing it doesn’t have enough money to balance its books otherwise. Patients, trade unions, politicians […]
The city's mental health trust is expected to axe £1.5m in services this morning. Here's why all of us should be outraged
BY: Jennifer Williams When cuts have gone on this long, there is a danger they can start to look a bit samey, to barely pass as news. A million from this service. Two million from that. This council has shrunk by this percent. This other public body is about to fall over. But there are […]
John Byron has been under the care of Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust for nine years, and now they've decided they can do no more for him
BY: JENNIFER WILLIAMS Mental health patient John Byron A severely depressed mental health campaigner has been abruptly discharged from care after nearly a decade – and told there is nothing else that can be done for him. John Byron, 49, has long been under the care of Manchester’s community mental health team to help […]
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 […]
Thursday 25th February 2016, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Against A Dysfunctional Mental Health Care System (All Welcome) "MUN Keeping The Service User's In Mind” Guest Shadow minister for mental health - Luciana Berger & Ivan Lewis MP Considering to Challenge for Mayor of Greater Manchester
Thursday 25th February 2016, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Mental Health Dysfunctional Care System Meeting Will Be Chaired by Sarah Yiannoullou Managing Director, of the National Survivors Users Network (NSUN) MUN is a Member. Dysfunctional Mental Health Care System. Upsurge in deaths of the Mentally ill ! Patients left to their own devices. Views of Service Users ignored (patients). Managers […]
Inquiry call as new figures show a 26% rise in the number of mental health patients attempting or committing suicide
BY JASON BEATTIE More help needed: figures show rise in number of mental health deaths MPs have blamed government cuts for the “appalling and tragic” rise in the number of mental health deaths. New figures show unexpected deaths among mental health patients in NHS care have soared by more than a fifth over the […]
Chairman for North West Ambulance Service, Wyn Dignan comments: “We’re delighted to welcome Mark to the Service and are confident that he will be a positive addition to the Trust Board.
By Carl Fallowfield The NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS TDA) has confirmed the appointment of Mark Tattersall Non-Executive Director of North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Mark is a qualified accountant who worked as a senior executive from 1991 until the end of 2007 in a range of businesses which included the Co-operative and London […]