Brussels, October 15 2014
The Irish Patients' Association today launched the Pact for Patient Safety at the European Parliament with the participation of the European Commission, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the European Ombudsman.
Supported by more than 20 patient associations throughout Europe, and representing hundreds of thousands of patients, the Pact for Patient Safety establishes ...Continue reading
Have you attended a Mental Health Tribunal? Would you be willing to talk about your experiences?
For more information click on the link below or contact Jennifer Brown on 087 3343848.
7 Oct 13 Free Online Course on Mental Health
This course is being offered as a celebration of World Mental Health Day, October 10th 2013. It was developed at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia and aims to buld awareness and understanding about mental health issues both locally and globally. The course seeks to bring a wide range of people together from across the globe in a shared conversation about building ...Continue reading
Thursday 20th June in Hamilton Hall, Balbriggan Town Hall.
Mental Health Reform is the national coalition that promotes ... Continue reading
Venue: Room SR25, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Main GMIT Campus, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Mental Health Reform wants to hear from anyone with an interest in mental health about their experience of mental health and related services. We will also share our perspective on what a good quality mental ...Continue reading
Mental Health Reform invites people in the Dublin and Wexford areas with an interest in mental health services to attend public meetings to discuss good quality mental health services and a recovery approach. The meetings will be held from 2:00pm to 4:30pm on:
Wednesday 10th of April at the Carmelite Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
Monday 29th ...Continue reading
18 Feb 13 Vacancy - Eolas Project Worker
The EOLAS Project is a peer and clinician led programme which delivers a Mental Health Information and Learning Programme for people with severe mental health difficulties and their families and friends. The programme is implemented collaboratively by service users, clinical practitioners, voluntary organisations and adult mental health services.
The EOLAS Project is currently recruiting a Project Worker to take responsibility ...Continue reading
Irish Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare - survey on compassionate healthcare. ISQSH are looking for respondents who have been an inpatient at some stage over the last few years.
The survey can be completed online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KR9QWJ9 All respondents will remain anonymous.
11 Oct 12 Don't Drop the Ball on Mental Health
Mental Health Reform are running a pre-budget campaign entitled "Don't drop the Ball on Mental Health". NSUE as a member of Mental Health Reform would like to make all our members aware this campaign.
The “Don’t Drop the Ball” petition asks the Government to keep the promises they made in the Programme for Government and to continue investing ...Continue reading
Dylan Tighe presents SAMPLES, a series of discussions and events exploring the influences, sources and themes of his project RECORD. These events aim to explore and shift consciousness around the representation of mental health.
Events take place between Friday, 5th October and Sunday, 7th October 2012. Full details can be downloaded from the attached document.
For enquiries relating to the ...Continue reading
13 Sep 12 NSUE Senior Operations Officer
The sixth annual report of the Indpendent Monitoring Group on a Vision for Change - the Report of the Expert Group on Mental Health Policy was published on 17th July 2012.
The Report welcomes the development of the National Mental Health Programme Plan (Clinical Programmes), the continued closure of unfit for purpose facilities in favour of modern community based approaches, the ...Continue reading
The aim of this one-year programme is to empower participants with experience of mental ill health to achieve greater levels of personal development, community integration and physical and mental well being. The program supports people in clarifying their ongoing vocational or training options using a range of centre based and community based activities.Modules include Communication skills, coping strategies, managing ... Continue reading
The document attached presents the Mental Health Commission Draft Seclusion and Physical Restraint Reduction Strategy which has been developed having regard to the Commission’s mandate to “promote, encourage and foster the establishment and maintenance of high standards and good practices in the delivery of mental health services and to take all reasonable steps to protect the interests of persons ...Continue reading
25 Jun 12 Interim Report of the Steering Group on the Review of the Mental Health Act 2001 – June 2012
DR Pat Bracken, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director of the Centre for Mental Health Care and Recovery in Bantry, Co Cork has recently published the following aritcle entitled: "Psychiatric Power - A Personal View" which may be of interest.
15 Jun 12 Mental Health Commission Consultation
The Mental Health Commission is today commencing a written consultation exercise on its Draft Seclusion and Physical Restraint Reduction Strategy. The written consultation will run for a period of three months until 12th September 2012. The Commission will also link in with service user groups to ascertain their views through additional methods.
The draft strategy includes 18 actions that ... Continue reading
'Hearing Voices' Event- West Cork - Monday 11th June 2012Continue reading
Date: Monday 11th June 2012Time: 2.30pm to 5pmVenue: Maritime Hotel, Bantry'Hearing Voices' is an event for people who hear voices, their friends, family and carers toget together to share experiences and plan for a Hearing Voices Group in West Cork.
West Cork Mental Health Services are ...
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