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.

Find our latest press releases below.

Press Releases

Statement in response to findings of the Good Governance Institute independent investigation

Statement A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust said:  “We fully accept the findings of the report and apologise unreservedly for the failings th...

HEART launch.jpg
Mental health pilot helping people leave and stay out of hospital is hailed a success

A pilot mental health community rehabilitation service, launched by Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) in June 2022, is successfully supporting mental health inpatients to tr...

1. Alison Schofield, Celine Martin and Eleanor Ford.png
GMMH initiative has significantly reduced the number of potentially life-threatening falls whilst in hospital

Pictured left to right: Alison Schofield (Quality Improvement Lead, GMMH), Celine (Expert by Experience, GMMH), Eleanor Ford (Physiotherapist, GMMH) - presenting the results of the initiative at ...

Kai, pictured with bag made at Reworx.jpg
“I’m a completely different person now”: the mental health service transforming lives through art, people and places

The Recovery Pathways service, part of Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), supported over 16,000 people struggling with their mental health in 2022....

Testing events staff, including from Achieve and the Hepatitis C Trust.jpg
Local testing events have successfully helped GM residents at risk of Hep C infection

160 people were tested for Hep C over two months, with 11 people testing positive. All 11 have now either started or are waiting to start treatment....

Bill McCarthy 1.jpg
Appointment of new Interim Chair at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Bill McCarthy has been appointed as the interim chair of Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), replacing Rupert Nichols who retires at the end of December. Mr McCarthy will ...

Aaron and ellie.jpg
Two Manchester clinicians win prestigious North West mental health awards

Two clinicians from Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) have won awards at the prestigious RCPsych North West Division Awards 2022. Dr Eleanor Swift, Speciality Trainee Six...

Enchantment of Everyday 2.jpg
Virtual mental health art exhibition is launched

The Enchantment of the Everyday exhibition explores the theme of finding beauty, magic, and something new in our everyday lives....

Mental health crisis support available across Greater Manchester this winter

This year over 3,500 people have already received help from support centres, which offer out of hours mental health support....

Dr Hannah Cappleman.jpg
Bolton Consultant is shortlisted for prestigious national mental health award

Dr Hannah Cappleman, Consultant Psychiatrist at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), has been shortlisted in the prestigious Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Awards....

If you would like to be added to our press list to receive press releases directly to your email, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

About GMMH

Find out more about GMMH here.

Find a range videos about GMMH below:







As a patient

As a service user, relative or carer using our services, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice, and support. 

Find resources for carers and service users  Contact the Trust