Raising the alarm about the dismantling of our NHS was our aim last weekend. Which is why East Sussex Save the NHS hosted an event in Eastbourne about the privatisation of our NHS. We were delighted to have two excellent speakers to talk about our healthcare today in this culture
Rather than fall into despair about the growing mental health crisis, we need to ask ourselves: “Could this epidemic of mental illness trigger positive change?” Suffering in the UK is now widespread and growing. We no longer have a government or indeed many politicians who are committed to easing suffering.
We have set up a petition calling for Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust (SPFT) to provide better mental health services for children and young people in this area. As the trust is currently planning to build a new inpatient unit we are calling for that unit to provide for children. The
The Mental Health Crisis Summit held at The Royal Free Hospital on Saturday was an event that I feel privileged to have been able to attend. Most of us know that mental health services have always been the cinderella service in the NHS and some of us will
I speak from bitter experience of mental illness. I have experienced the best and worst of psychiatry. The best came just a few years ago when I finally was diagnosed correctly and the doctors admitted they didn’t know how to help me. It was a groundbreaking moment to be told