Beleagured NHS Trust denies claims it ‘breached human rights’ by banning patient’s phones

“We fear these decisions are driven by the Trust’s desire to control communications about Edenfield rather than in the interests of patients.” CHARM A beleagured NHS Trust has denied claims that it has breached human rights by imposing a blanket ban on mobile phones of patients in a mental health unit. The allegations concern theContinue reading “Beleagured NHS Trust denies claims it ‘breached human rights’ by banning patient’s phones”

GMMH further breaches human rights of patients imposing a blanket ban on personal mobile phones for in patients at Edenfield

CHARM is leading the call for a fully independent public enquiry into the abuse in services run by Great Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust. We are asking supporters to become Signatories in support for our call, You can read and support our statement here CHARM It has come to CHARM’s attention that the management atContinue reading GMMH further breaches human rights of patients imposing a blanket ban on personal mobile phones for in patients at Edenfield

Demands for public inquiry amid ‘catastrophic disaster’ at mental health unit

CHARM is leading the call for a fully independent public enquiry into the abuse in services run by Great Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust. We are asking supporters to become Signatories in support for our call, You can read and support our statement here CHARM Manchester council will ask the government for a public inquiryContinue reading “Demands for public inquiry amid ‘catastrophic disaster’ at mental health unit”

Edenfield Centre: Health minister backs public inquiry over abuse

CHARM is leading the call for a fully independent public enquiry into the abuse in services run by Great Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust. We are asking people to support for our call be adding your name You can read and support our statement here CHARM The mistreatment of patients at a mental health hospitalContinue reading “Edenfield Centre: Health minister backs public inquiry over abuse”

Manchester Council calls for public inquiry into mental health unit at centre of BBC Panorama investigation

Shocking undercover footage at the Edenfield Centre in Prestwich appeared to show patients being neglected and treated inappropriately as well as poor care. Manchester City Council will ask the government for a public inquiry into a mental health unit at the centre of a BBC Panorama investigation earlier this year. Undercover footage of the Edenfield Centre in PrestwichContinue reading “Manchester Council calls for public inquiry into mental health unit at centre of BBC Panorama investigation”

Minister apologises ‘unequivocally’ and hints at inquiry into mental health unit ‘abuse’

‘”In this case we’ve seen, in my view, some of the most horrific abuse” Will Quince, Department of Health The health minister has apologised after alleged abuse at a Greater Manchester mental health unit was exposed – and suggested an inquiry could take place. Will Quince spoke in the House of Commons this morning (OctoberContinue reading “Minister apologises ‘unequivocally’ and hints at inquiry into mental health unit ‘abuse’”

Staff at Edenfield sacked following airing of Panorama investigation

CHARM is leading the call for a fully independent public enquiry into the abuse in services run by Great Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust. We are asking people to support for our call be adding your name You can read and support our statement here CHARM The number of people dismissed at the Edenfield CentreContinue reading “Staff at Edenfield sacked following airing of Panorama investigation”

Health Minister apologises for mistreatment allegations at mental health centre in Prestwich

CHARM is leading the call for a fully independent public enquiry into the abuse in services run by Great Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust. We are asking people to support for our call be adding your name You can read and support our statement here CHARM A minister has apologised to patients reported to haveContinue reading “Health Minister apologises for mistreatment allegations at mental health centre in Prestwich”

Mental health service users and families say abuse uncovered by BBC’s Panorama programme is ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ in services in the UK

CHARM is leading the call for a fully independent public enquiry into the abuse in services run by Great Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust. We are asking supporters to become Signatories in support for our call, If you support our statement you can add your name here Following the shocking allegations broadcast on September 28thContinue reading “Mental health service users and families say abuse uncovered by BBC’s Panorama programme is ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ in services in the UK”

Shocking scenes uncovered inside Britain’s mental health service crisis

A shocking undercover investigation has laid bare appalling failures in patient care on Britain’s mental health wards. Reporters from Channel 4’s Dispatches programme spent three months secretly filming at one of the UK’s biggest mental health trusts – Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust. Their alarming findings are to be aired tomorrow night – and The Mail onContinue reading “Shocking scenes uncovered inside Britain’s mental health service crisis”