About GMMH

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond. We also provide Health and Justice Services in a number of custodial settings.

The business of GMMH is managed by a board of directors. The board work closely with the council of governors, who provide local accountability by representing the interests of members and partner organisations.

The Trust’s performance is scrutinised by the Foundation Trust regulator, NHS Improvement, and the Care Quality Commission.

Our main commissioners are:

  • Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Salford Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Local authorities in Cumbria, Central Lancashire, Manchester, Trafford Salford, Wigan and Leigh.
  •  Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group
  • NHS England
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust via a sub-contract arrangement

We employ over 6,400 members of staff and deliver services from 160 locations. In a 12-month period we expect to meet the needs of around 65,000 service users.