Greater Manchester Police have opened an investigation following allegations that adult patients were mistreated at a mental health unit in Prestwich.
There have been a number of claims made against staff at the Edenfield Centre after BBC’s Panorama presented the NHS Trust with evidence after they embedded an undercover reporter in the unit.
Several people have since been suspended and now police are getting involved. Head of GMP’s Public Protection Department, Chief Superintendent Michaela Kerr said: “It goes without saying that these allegations are concerning.
Since they were brought to our attention, we have been working with partner agencies to ensure the safeguarding of vulnerable individuals. READ MORE:Anger after NHS Trust says it has no plans to publish 'independent' review into to deaths of three young people “We’ve also obtained the information required to open criminal investigations and enquiries are ongoing to ensure all offences are recorded and those involved identified.