Who we are

There is no doubt that it is a challenging time for the NHS, but here at Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW), you can be assured that you are in good hands.

A report from the Manchester Business School monitored our performance across the perspective of our service users, our staff and from a business and financial performance view. We scored so highly in these areas that we finished in the top nine trusts included in the study.

According to Monitor - regulator for Foundation Trusts - we have the lowest grade of risk to continuity of services as well as being marked with no evident concerns against our governance.

So whether you are being cared for by us, want to come and work for us, or just want to know that your local mental health trust is performing well, you can be assured that you will be soaring with a high-flyer!

What we do

GMW provides district mental health services in Bolton, Salford and Trafford. Individually developed and recovery focused services are delivered through both inpatient and community-based means.

The Trust also provides inpatient alcohol and drug recovery services in Prestwich as well as community services in TraffordSalford, Cumbria, Wigan and Leigh, Blackburn with Darwen and Central Lancashire.

GMW provides secure services for adults across the wider North which include a range of care pathways. Specialist services for young people and adults are also provided, such as psychotherapy, prison in-reach, early intervention, an eating disorder service and more.

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  Speak out Safely logo - supporting the Nursing Times Speak out Safely campaign  Time to Change logo  Triangle of Care logo  A dementia-friendly community is a city, town or village where people with dementia are understood, respected and supported and confident they can contribute to community life. This is logo is the marker that GMW is working to become Dementia Friendly.

A dementia-friendly community is a city, town or village where people with dementia are understood, respected and supported and confident they can contribute to community life.