THIS IS WHY I WRITE THIS BLOG…

When I started to write this blog back in 2017 based on my experiences as a victim of serious bullying at the hands of mental health charity MIND, one of the main reasons was to ensure that others in the same circumstance would not feel alone, would not think that it was their fault and … Continue reading THIS IS WHY I WRITE THIS BLOG…

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REVEALED – HOW MIND & THEIR LAWYERS INTIMIDATE THEIR VICTIMS OF BULLYING TO STOP THEM WHISTLEBLOWING

Today is World Mental Health Day and the Mind management and trustees together with Welsh Government  ministers will take to social  media in support of better mental health. The former of course are happy to bully and abuse their staff and ruin their mental health. The latter are happy to turn a blind eye to … Continue reading REVEALED – HOW MIND & THEIR LAWYERS INTIMIDATE THEIR VICTIMS OF BULLYING TO STOP THEM WHISTLEBLOWING

VAUGHAN GETHING, THE MIND CONNECTIONS & NORTH WALES MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Later this week, Thursday  October  10th , is World Mental  Health Day, and the greater and the good including Mind Executives and Welsh Government Ministers will take to social media  with their supportive words. Unfortunately as we know those words are seldom more than soundbites for self publicity. Earlier this summer Welsh Health Minister Vaughan  … Continue reading VAUGHAN GETHING, THE MIND CONNECTIONS & NORTH WALES MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

WELSH LOCAL MIND CEO’s SAY THEY ARE ‘LIVING IN FEAR’ OF NATIONAL MIND

Yet more bad press for one of the most controversial charities operating here in Wales - Mind Cymru. Sources from within are saying that some CEO's of Wales's 20 independent local Minds 'live in fear' of repercussions if they challenge Mind/Mind Cymru's poor practice. It seems that unless you are one of the CEO's  of … Continue reading WELSH LOCAL MIND CEO’s SAY THEY ARE ‘LIVING IN FEAR’ OF NATIONAL MIND

NEW REPORT INTO BULLYING IN THE CHARITY SECTOR IS NOT AN EASY ISSUE ACCORDING TO MIND CEO PAUL FARMER

The Centre for Mental Health in association with the Charity Leaders Network (ACEVO) has recently published its report ‘ In Plain Sight – Workplace Bullying in charities & the implications for leadership’. The report is part based on the results of an online survey that was run earlier this year. There were over 500 responses … Continue reading NEW REPORT INTO BULLYING IN THE CHARITY SECTOR IS NOT AN EASY ISSUE ACCORDING TO MIND CEO PAUL FARMER

CRACKDOWN ON MISUSE OF NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS BY BULLYING CHARITIES BEGINS

What has colourful entrepreneur Sir Philip Green and MIND  CEO Paul Farmer got in common? Courting media attention? Schmoozing with celebs? Yes to both but top of the list is their abuse of non disclosure agreements (NDAs) to prevent victims of their toxic cultures of abuse and bullying from speaking out. A recent post on … Continue reading CRACKDOWN ON MISUSE OF NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS BY BULLYING CHARITIES BEGINS

THE ESCALATION OF MIND’S TOXIC CULTURE OF BULLYING LOCAL MINDS IN WALES

The evidence is stacking up that MIND's bullying culture in Wales is growing with alarming consequences and many staff at local Minds are on the receiving end of serious threats, bullying & intimidation. I have previously blogged about how  MIND CYMRU IS NOW BULLYING THE LOCAL MINDS IN WALES This has already had serious consequences with … Continue reading THE ESCALATION OF MIND’S TOXIC CULTURE OF BULLYING LOCAL MINDS IN WALES

MIND INFOLINE MANAGERS EARN HALF THE AMOUNT MIND MANAGERS EARN!

Readers of this blog will remember how I revealed THE HARSH TRUTH ABOUT LIFE AT MIND INFOLINE & ITS LINK TO MIND’S WORKPLACE BULLYING CULTURE . It clearly showed that far from being an in-house service the Infoline is actually outsourced to a call centre ,Connect Assist , based in the South Wales Valleys, where wages are … Continue reading MIND INFOLINE MANAGERS EARN HALF THE AMOUNT MIND MANAGERS EARN!

HOW MIND ABUSE NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS TO SILENCE VICTIMS OF BULLYING

It's almost 3 years to the day since Hazel Flynn , my Head of Department at mental health charity MIND, sacked me just for disclosing to my work colleagues that I was being bullied by my manager Kate Boulton ( Flynn's good friend of many years before Flynn created a job for her at MIND). … Continue reading HOW MIND ABUSE NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS TO SILENCE VICTIMS OF BULLYING

GASLIGHTING BY PAUL FARMER CEO BULLYING CHARITY MIND

Until I went to work for MIND I had never heard of the term 'gaslighting'. That of course quickly changed when I became one of the long line of victims of their workplace bullying and other victims came forward with their own shocking experiences. Toxic cultures of workplace bullying and abuse and gaslighting go hand … Continue reading GASLIGHTING BY PAUL FARMER CEO BULLYING CHARITY MIND