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Department of Health launches physical healthcare guidance

On Friday 20th May the Department of Health published its guidance on physical healthcare for people with mental health problems. Cygnet Hospital Beckton's work to become smoke free is cited as one of the examples of good practice in the guidance.

‘Building Bridges’ at Cygnet Hospital Ealing

From 16th-22nd May it was Mental Health Awareness Week and, based on this year's theme of 'Relationships', service users and staff on Cygnet Hospital Ealing's New Dawn Ward organised a 'Building Bridges' event.

The Mental Health Workshop was held in Brighouse

Mental Health Awareness Week Relationships Workshop

An event held to mark Mental Health Awareness Week by Cygnet hospitals in West Yorkshire has received extremely positive feedback from those who attended. The focus on the event, which was relationships, chimed with the theme of MHAW.

Reducing Restrictive Practice: A Dual Perspective

Today, as part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Cygnet Health Care is pleased to introduce a film we’ve made about reducing restrictive practice. Our film features a service user sharing her experience and perspective of an intervention which happened during her care journey.

Cygnet Hospital Bierley

Cygnet Hospital Bierley completes improvement works

Cygnet Hospital Bierley has recently completed a £222K project to upgrade en-suite facilities across three of the hospital’s four wards. In addition, the ward bathroom and the seclusion en-suite have also been updated on Shelley Ward.