OPEN LETTER OF THANKS TO MIND CEO PAUL FARMER

Dear Paul Nobody could ever say that I'm nothing but fair and  give thanks and credit where due. So on this occasion my sincere gratitude and thanks are extended to yourself none other than Mind CEO Paul Farmer. Your actions  have made my days a lot more pleasant and less intrusive. You see every day … Continue reading OPEN LETTER OF THANKS TO MIND CEO PAUL FARMER

HAS WELSH GOVERNMENT BEEN DUPED BY MIND? – DONT LET COMMISSIONERS GO SAME WAY WITH THEIR CONTROVERSIAL ACTIVE MONITORING

There is growing anger that MIND appears to have duped the Welsh Government into handing over another half a million pounds of public money to roll out their controversial Active Monitoring product across Wales. Just a few weeks ago we exposed how the funding was approved by the Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) on … Continue reading HAS WELSH GOVERNMENT BEEN DUPED BY MIND? – DONT LET COMMISSIONERS GO SAME WAY WITH THEIR CONTROVERSIAL ACTIVE MONITORING

MORE THREATS RECEIVED FROM MIND CEO PAUL FARMER

The latest threats by Paul Farmer against this news website are becoming more sinister and accusatory including linking comments made in the public interest with acts 'inciting abuse and violence against our most senior staff '  You can read the full transcript of the e mail sent below with editorial comments at the end:- Dear … Continue reading MORE THREATS RECEIVED FROM MIND CEO PAUL FARMER

SERIOUS QUESTIONS CONCERNING HOW WELSH GOVERNMENT HAS FUNDED ACTIVE MONITORING – MIND’S CONTROVERSIAL MENTAL HEALTH PRODUCT

No sooner than the champagne corks stopped popping at MIND, commentators have started to raise serious questions about how MIND's Wales operation ( aka MIND Cymru) has finally managed to get its first national product 'Active Monitoring' funded by the Welsh Government for a national roll out after 5 years of begging together with glossy … Continue reading SERIOUS QUESTIONS CONCERNING HOW WELSH GOVERNMENT HAS FUNDED ACTIVE MONITORING – MIND’S CONTROVERSIAL MENTAL HEALTH PRODUCT

EXCLUSIVE – SENIOR MIND EXECUTIVES KNEW FULL EXTENT OF MONMOUTHSHIRE BULLYING TWO YEARS AGO!

The news doesn't get any better for Mind during Mental Health Awareness Week as this news site can exclusively reveal that Mind Trustees in London knew the full extent of the bullying culture at Mind Monmouthshire two years ago but did not act. Yet this week Mind has claimed they are 'appalled at the behaviour' … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE – SENIOR MIND EXECUTIVES KNEW FULL EXTENT OF MONMOUTHSHIRE BULLYING TWO YEARS AGO!

MIND CYMRU MANAGER’S CONSULTANCY COMPANY STRUCK OFF

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and once again the double standards of Mind on their social media activity will again be in plain sight. You see what Mind say and do is always poles apart. Talking of which it's amazing how the mention of an upcoming Mind Quality Mark (MQM) review leaves some … Continue reading MIND CYMRU MANAGER’S CONSULTANCY COMPANY STRUCK OFF

SO WHO SHOULD INVESTIGATE BULLYING & ABUSE AT MIND IF CHARITY COMMISSION WON’T?

A recent article in The Guardian has confirmed what many spectators have always thought - that there is little point in expecting the Charity Commission to investigate serious wrong doing at toxic charities like MIND. You can read the full article here Lack of public trust in the charity regulator has regularly featured in the national … Continue reading SO WHO SHOULD INVESTIGATE BULLYING & ABUSE AT MIND IF CHARITY COMMISSION WON’T?

REVEALED – MIND’S LATEST THREATS AGAINST THIS WEBSITE

Yesterday the following e mail was sent to this website contact page from Paul Farmer CEO  MIND :-   Dear Andrew It has been brought to our attention that you have been naming and posting pictures of individual members of Mind staff on your blog. Their names have also appeared on social media in connection … Continue reading REVEALED – MIND’S LATEST THREATS AGAINST THIS WEBSITE

LOCAL MINDS ‘DUCKS IN A ROW’ FOR FARMER & MOSELEY TO WALK OVER -opinion piece

You would think that the huge impact on mental health of the growing Covid-19  crisis would reinvigorate the network of local MIND groups in England & Wales as the importance of their services in their communities would be more apparaent than ever. Unlike the rich and powerful National Mind ( and its local office in … Continue reading LOCAL MINDS ‘DUCKS IN A ROW’ FOR FARMER & MOSELEY TO WALK OVER -opinion piece

MIND’S LINKS TO THE NEWCASTLE SCHOOL AT CENTRE OF HISTORIC CHILD ABUSE CASE

I am always very grateful when readers of my blog contact me with their own experiences of working at MIND. Last week though I was contacted , not by a former employee, but by a man who claims to have grown up in a school operated by MIND in Newcastle. It was disturbing to read … Continue reading MIND’S LINKS TO THE NEWCASTLE SCHOOL AT CENTRE OF HISTORIC CHILD ABUSE CASE