The lobbies of mental health hospitals in Britain are absent from their directors

Director warned Psychological health In the NHS, its affiliated institutions and hospitals have told department managers to work seven days a week amid national safety concerns.

Claire Murdoch, NHS England’s national director of mental health, said she was “shocked” to hear that some department managers in NHS Trusts and Trusts do not work or oversee the quality and safety of departments seven days a week. They became exclusively Monday-Friday employees.

Her comments came in response to questions from The Independent newspaper about a possible national safety review in the context Psychological and mental health services For patients inside hospitals, which a number of ministers focused on studying their conditions after a number of major scandals that rocked those departments during the past months.

An NHS adviser claimed the body was acting like the Mary Celeste. [بمعنى أنها مهجورة] During the weekends, noting that upgrading hospital services to work seven days a week would help address the increasing delays.

Speaking at the annual NHS Providers Conference, the director said mental health providers should be careful to listen to health care assistants who spend “90 per cent of their time in patients’ situations”. She added that “Divisional managers of the Commission Fund should be encouraged to work night shifts and weekends. I was shocked to hear that we have started to implement the change agenda and that department managers often work as if they are Monday-Friday employees. This is unacceptable. I think we are “We need senior managers to come in for seven full days. Are we going to have some unannounced visits at two in the morning? Why not?”

And she continued her words, pointing out that the majority of those who monitor signals being abused, According to research, they are members of the staff of health care assistants, as well as patients and students.

The NHS was awarded £36m ($42.9m) to improve safety and quality in hospital departments over three years, after safety concerns were raised, Murdoch said.

In a related context, last month, The Independent published an investigation that revealed systematic abuse within the institutions of the Huntercombe Group, a private provider of mental health care services.

In the aftermath, Labor’s shadow mental health minister, Rosina Aline Khan, called for a “rapid review” of mental health hospitals, while other MPs called for a full public inquiry.

In a related context, Mental Health Minister Maria Caulfield, Ms Ministry of Health and Social Welfarethat she did not rule out a public investigation, but warned that these investigations take a long time.

Murdoch also sent a letter to hospitals and NHS providers last October, following the emergence of a report on the Edenfeld Centre. [أحد مراكز الرعاية الصحية] It was shown by the “Panorama” program on the “BBC” channel. At the time, Murdoch asked all suppliers to review the safety procedures in their departments.

Published in “The Independent” on November 16, 2022

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