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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH)

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), formerly known as Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW), is a statutory body which, as of 1 January 2017, brings together the expertise of GMW and Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust.

The Trust provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford and Trafford and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

The Trust employs around 5,700 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 150 locations. Over a 12-month period, we see in the region of 53,000 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

Who to contact


Where to go

Prestwich Hospital
Bury New Road