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Chief Executive's Blog: Showing Courage

04 March 2016
We’ve had a very eventful last 12 months as an organisation with a good rating in our CQC report and other awards for Clock View and No Force First, our initiative that aims to reduce restrictive practice in our care.
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Joe Rafferty among Health Service Journal's top Chief Executives

04 March 2016
Mersey Care's Joe Rafferty has been named as No 9 in the Health Service Journal's list of top 50 chief executives.
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Chief Executive's Blog: Inside View

26 February 2016
Staff Survey Those of you who have worked at Mersey Care for any length of time will know that, as a Trust, we place a great emphasis on hearing your views. It’s only by learning what we are doing wrong and what we do well that we can make the right decisions to take us forward.

Mersey Care mark International Women’s Day with important debate

25 February 2016
Mersey Care NHS Trust is inviting health and social care professionals, service users and carers and partner organisations to join an important debate at its International Women's Day and Think Family Seminar.

Chief Executive's Blog: Telling it as it is

19 February 2016
Chief Executive's Blog: Telling it as it is

Chief Executive's Blog: Working Together

12 February 2016
Chief Executive Joe Rafferty writes his latest blog on the Crisp Report, Calderstones Partnership NHS Trust's CQC rating and BBC Radio Merseyside's coverage of Mersey Care.

Chief Executive's Blog - Congratulations all round

05 February 2016
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Iris Benson receives MBE from HRH Prince Charles

04 February 2016
Mersey Care’s expert by experience, Iris Benson, has received her MBE for services to mental health at an official ceremony with HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.

Chief Executive's Blog: Home and Away

25 January 2016
Chief Executive Joe Rafferty writes about his recent trip to China, the Big Brew campaign and changes to the Local Division.

The Big Brew: A new survey claims people with mental health issues remain undateable

18 January 2016
A new NHS campaign aiming to get people talking has found that fewer than one in 10 adults say they would be “very likely” to go on a first date with someone with mental health issues, according to a new survey commissioned by a leading mental health trust.