Media Centre

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Trust's Communications Team:

Telephone: 0161 358 1644
The office is open between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays).

Out of hours contact: 0161 773 9121 operates at evenings and weekends. This is for urgent media queries only.

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Press Releases

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PT for mental health recovery pilot launches in Wigan

Wigan Borough Living Well has joined forces with Wigan Athletic, Wigan Warriors and Be-Well Wigan to pilot a 12-week Well-Being programme....

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‘Life changing’ CBT for Menopause programme rolled out after successful pilot

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) has launched a series of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) support groups to help women manage symptoms of menopause. ...

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Historic moment for Manchester as time capsule is buried at brand-new mental health unit construction site

A time capsule has been buried at the construction site of Manchester’s brand-new adult mental health inpatient unit, North View....

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The Recovery Academy marks Stress Awareness Month with the launch of their brand-new prospectus

The Recovery Academy, run by Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), is proudly launching their new spring / summer term prospectus on 2 April 2024, during Stress Awareness Month...

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“I have finally got a life” - new community mental health service to roll out following successful pilot

Wigan Borough Living Well, a new community mental health service which sees Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) join forces with Wigan Primary Care, Wigan and Leigh Community ...

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GMMH announces appointment of new Chief Executive

A new Chief Executive has been appointed Chief Executive at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) to lead the organisation at this pivotal time....

A first for Greater Manchester as dedicated support is offered to homeless people with neurological conditions

“We know of only one other mental health trust in the country who is providing this type of support, and we are incredibly proud to be paving the way in such an important area.”  ...

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LGBTQ+ Teapots art series crafted by people on their mental health recovery journey to be exhibited

A series of ceramic teapots, developed through a wellbeing project by people who identify as LGBTQ+, will be shown as part of the Manchester Open 2024 exhibition at HOME Manchester. The teapots are...

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Cost of living support in Manchester this winter

No. 93 Wellbeing Centre is hosting a number of different community groups, free wellbeing-related sessions and services for Manchester residents to help with the cost of living this winter. The Centre...

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GMMH announces appointment of new Chair

A new Chair has been appointed at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH). Tony Warne will take up the post of Chair at GMMH from January 2024. He will be taking over from the ...

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