"very poor mental health service"

About: Wythenshawe Hospital

i was admitted to hospital under a section 2 as i was severely depressed. i am a victim of sexual abuse but they put me on the bronte ward which was mixed patients. the staff very minimally interacted with me as they were always busy and there was nothing to do. this made me more depressed and when i asked for activities to do, the staff sent me to the activity room where there was just broken board games. i feel this had a worst effect on my mental health and the staff did not care aslong as they got paid. i asked to speak to the advocate several times where staff members told me they would contact one when they was free. in the end i ended up using my own mobile to google the number and contact the advocate myself. i was also assaulted by a member of staff infront of another patient. when i complained, nothing was done.

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