"I have always found the service to be a help"

About: 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

(as the patient),

I suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and I have flash backs to the causes and I take anti-depressants.

I have been in the mental health service as a patient for nearly 20 years and I have always found the service to be of great help. Although when I was being admitted on what seemed to be a regular basis, I found that I often felt that I couldn't cope without being an inpatient. The staff were also very helpful towards me.

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Response from Katherine Earlam, PALS Officer, 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us some positive feed back about our services. I will ensure that your posting is shared with team managers and make sure that front line staff are made aware of your good opinion. It’s always nice to hear that we’re doing a good job,

Cheryl Forrest, Matron, Adult Services, Wigan.

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