Archive - 2014

After a wet start the sun came out at lunch time at the annual Cygnet Hospital Harrow Fun Day

Cygnet Hospital Harrow Fun Day

“Cygnet’s Got Talent” was the theme of this year’s Cygnet Hospital Harrow service user and staff fun day which was held in August. In true inevitable British summer fashion it started to rain . . .

Jenny McVinnie

Jenny McVinnie appointed new manager at Cygnet Hospital Bierley

We are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Jenny McVinnie to the Hospital Manager post at Cygnet Hospital Bierley. Prior to joining Cygnet Jenny has worked primarily in secure services within both the NHS and the independent sector.

Graph showing the reduction in incident rates at Cygnet Hospital Beckton

Incidents reduce by a third at Cygnet Hospital Beckton

A series of initiatives have seen the incidents rates across Cygnet Hospital Beckton drop by 33% compared to the previous year. Bewick Ward, the hospital's low secure service for women, saw a huge reduction of almost 75%.

Cygnet Lodge Brighouse

Cygnet Lodge Brighouse achieves AIMS reaccreditation

We are delighted to announce that Cygnet Lodge Brighouse has achieved AIMS reaccreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The Lodge, a mental health rehabilitation service for men and women, passed at level 2 ‘excellence ‘ with an overall score of 97%.

Filming the interview between Steve Miller and Ian Callaghan for the My Shared Pathway video

Lights, camera, action! – The My Shared Pathway video

Staff and service users from Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke have been polishing up on their interview skills in order to take part in a video in which Ian Callaghan the National Service User Lead answers questions on My Shared Pathway.