Non Executive Recruitment

About the Trust

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and Wigan and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond. We also provide Health and Justice Services in a number of custodial settings.

The Trust employs around 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from around 160 locations. Over a 12-month period, we see in the region of 65,000 service users.

The business of GMMH is managed by a board of directors. The board work closely with the council of governors, who provide local accountability by representing the interests of members and partner organisations.

The Trust’s performance is scrutinised by the Foundation Trust regulator, NHS Improvement, and the Care Quality Commission.

Our main commissioners are:

  • Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Local authorities in Cumbria, Central Lancashire, Manchester, Trafford Salford, Wigan and Leigh.
  • Manchester North Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Manchester Central Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Manchester South Clinical Commissioning Group
  • NHS England
  • Salford Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group

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