"North Derbyshire Mental Health Team"
About: Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust / Adult mental health Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Adult mental health DE22 3LZ DHU Healthcare CIC / NHS 111 DHU Healthcare CIC NHS 111 DE21 6BF East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust / Emergency ambulance East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust Emergency ambulance Nottingham NG8 6PY
Posted by usernameschmusername (as ),
I have felt neglected by the CMHT for many years with them only providing me medication and an immense amount of added stress.
When I felt like I was going to act out in plans I had in early November, I called 111 as they are more responsive. I only wanted reassurance and advice on where I could go that was my current CMHT due to their attitude, but the person at 111 called an ambulance that I insisted I didn’t want or need.
When the ambulance arrived I sat in the back of it for 45 minutes with the crew who completely understood everything I was going through and they also understood that going to A&E was a waste if time due to it being in a different Trust to my CMHT and it’s just a merry go round that I have been on before (without an ambulance).
As I got out of the ambulance (as the crew were happy I was safe enough) I got a phone call from a CPN who was very irate that ‘I’ had called an ambulance and that I should have instead spoken to them! Why would I do that when I get that kind of response?
Many months later I am still at my wits end, have attended A&E where they cannot believe I am not receiving more assistance other than medication from the CMHT and am being spoken to in such a way.