We are pleased to announce that Cygnet Hospital Wyke's new additional beds are due to open on 15th August 2016. This follows from an extensive build process that has encompassed the last six months at the hospital site.
On Tuesday 16th August service users across all the wards at Cygnet Hospital Taunton had a lot of fun creating scarecrows in the tradition of the local villages' annual scarecrow festival.
On Saturday 13th August members of Cygnet Health Care's senior management team successfully abseiled 100m down Portsmouth's Spinnaker Tower. By doing so they raised over £7,000 for selfharmUK, Cygnet's nominated charity for 2016.
On 10th August 2016 Cygnet Hospital Wyke hosted a fun beach-themed party to celebrate the opening of the new, improved garden at the hospital. Staff and service users were encouraged to dress in summer wear for the day’s event and a former service user was invited back to give a speech and cut the ribbon.
Cygnet Hospital Beckton’s Bewick Ward has scored 95% in a review by the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services. This a national benchmarking process and is indicative of the improvement by Bewick from 86% last year to 95% this cycle.
We are delighted to announce that Rafik 'Raf' Hamaizia will be joining Cygnet Health Care as our Expert by Experience. Raf will be working with us over the coming months to help develop and shape our Patient Involvement and Experience work.