Media Centre

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

Telephone: 0161 358 1644
Email: communications@gmmh.nhs.uk
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.

Find our latest press releases below.

Press Releases

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100% renewable electricity buildings, electric vehicles, and local fruit and veg: the GM Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust’s Green Plan six months in

In January 2022, GMMH published their ‘blueprint for the next five years’ to support the national NHS net zero pledge. ...

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GM Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service is ‘effective’, report finds

An external evaluation found that the Achieve Drug and Alcohol Service’s approach to partnership-working is effective in supporting recovery from substance misuse, and could be rolled out in oth...

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GM Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is praised in Ofsted report

The NHS Foundation Trust has been rated ‘Good’ in all areas of their education and training programme for apprentices. ...

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“I can't believe a service like this exists” – GM student mental health service is hailed a success

The Department for Education has announced that the model piloted in the GM will be rolled out across the country. ...

Photo (Left to Right): Rupert Nichols, GMMH chairman; Glyn Hulme, GMMH Service Manager; Zoe Dent, GMMH Head of Operations for North Manchester; Neil Thwaite, GMMH Chief Executive; and Marc Reed, GMMH Associate Director of Capital, Estates and Facilities.
New name for major new investment in Manchester

On the NHS’ 74th Anniversary (5 July), Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), has announced the name of its major new In-patient mental health unit to be constructed at No...

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Prestwich Hospital featured on BBC One’s Who Do You Think You Are?

Local-born actor and Death in Paradise star, Ralf Little, visited Prestwich Hospital as part of his amazing journey of discovery into his ancestry...

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Trial of new treatment to prevent prisoner suicide launches

A new talking therapy for men in prison who struggle with suicidal thoughts and feelings is being launched in the UK....

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GMMH’s New Park House Development has won a Design in Mental Health Award

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust’s (GMMH) New Park House Development has won a Design in Mental Health Award in the ‘Service User Engagement’ category.Greater Ma...

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“Don’t give up” - Life story book helps Salford man to stay connected and well

Alan, 75 from Swinton, says writing his personal biography has helped him find a new lease of life....

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GMMH launches Post-COVID Syndrome Service

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) has launched a service to support people to recover from the lasting effects and impact of COVID-19 infection....

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