Manchester deserves better mental health services campaign meeting, 7th March, 5.30pm

Manchester deserves better mental health services

Campaign meeting: Chorlton Health Centre, 1 Nicolas Road, Chorlton, M21 9NJ

Monday 7th March, 5.30pm-6.30pm

 All welcome – and please pass on to anyone else who may be interested

*Update on actions so far

–       presentation of petition to Manchester CCG in January

–       response to MMHSCT consultation (UNISON Manchester Community and Mental Health branch and Greater Manchester Keep Our NHS Public)

UNISON branch’s written response to the consultation is available on the branch website: www.mcmh.org.uk and on the ‘Manchester deserves better mental health services’ campaign website: www.manchesterdeservesbetter.com

GM KONP response: https://keepournhspublicgmcr.com/consultation-comments-2/

 *Report of meeting organised by Manchester Users Network, held on 25th February, with Luciana Berger and Ivan Lewis

 *Arranging to meet Manchester MPs

In Conference Room upstairs (there is a keypad on door at bottom of stairs – please ring  07960 988596 if there is no-one at that door to let you in)

*Lobby of MMHSCT Board meeting:

31st March – Assemble outside Chorlton House,

70 Manchester Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9UN, from 9.30am; the meeting starts at 10am.

The consultation on the proposed closure of 8 services finished on 21st February.  At the meeting on 31st March, MMHSCT will announce its decision on whether it will close all these frontline services.  It is likely that a paper with a summary of the consultation responses will be available before the meeting – check the MMHSCT website: www.mhsc.nhs.uk

This UNISON branch’s written response to the consultation is available on the branch website: www.mcmh.org.uk and on the ‘Manchester deserves better mental health services’ campaign website: www.manchesterdeservesbetter.com

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