Manchester CCG’s & Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust To Appear in Court

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 .

Manchester CCG’s & Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust To Appear in Court

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 […]

MUN Meeting with Start in Salford Creative Arts and Wellbeing Centre

MUN Meeting with Start in Salford Creative Arts and Wellbeing Centre

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 […]

What people are saying about Manchester’s £1.5m mental health cuts

Here’s what patients, trade unionists, politicians, commissioners and mental health workers are saying about yesterday’s decision

What people are saying about Manchester’s £1.5m mental health cuts

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 […]

Why Manchester’s mental health cuts are an absolute disgrace

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

Why Manchester’s mental health cuts are an absolute disgrace

 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 […]

Depressed mental health campaigner abruptly discharged from care after being told nothing can be done for him

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

Depressed mental health campaigner abruptly discharged from care after being told nothing can be done 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 […]

Manchester’s mental health bosses push through savage cuts despite public rage

A public consultation carried out following pressure from councillors last year has concluded people were against the move.

Manchester’s mental health bosses push through savage cuts despite public rage

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 […]

Manchester Mental Health Public Meeting at Mechanics Institute

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

Manchester Mental Health Public Meeting at Mechanics Institute

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 […]

Cuts blamed for ‘appalling’ rise in mental health deaths

Inquiry call as new figures show a 26% rise in the number of mental health patients attempting or committing suicide

Cuts blamed for ‘appalling’ rise in mental health deaths

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 […]

New non-executive director appointed to NWAS

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.

New non-executive director appointed to NWAS

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 […]

MUN Meeting to be held 1: 30 pm Wednesday 30 Th December, 2015

If these proposed cuts were to be implemented Services Users can expect more medication, more hospitalization, more of a prison service and less of a NHS organisation

MUN Meeting to be held 1: 30 pm Wednesday 30 Th December, 2015

MUN Meeting to be held 1: 30 pm Wednesday 30 Th December, 2015 Manchester User’s Network’s (MUN}  will hold a meeting of  service user, members on Wednesday 30 Th December, 2015 at 1:30pm along with the group, its friends and its network of Service Users and affiliated groups  to further plan and organize further actions […]