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Singing Swans record two original songs in a recording studio

Service users at Cygnet Lodge Kenton have shown great potential through co-writing, performing and finally recording, two original songs in a recording studio. This took a lot of courage and they are so proud of their achievement.

David Cole

Cygnet CEO David Cole announces acquisition by UHS

Friday 26th September was a momentous day for Cygnet Health Care, as it announced that it had been acquired by Universal Health Services (UHS). This follows an exhaustive search for a new strategic partner.

Staff lining up for the obligatory egg and spoon relay race

Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke Sports Day

On Thursday 21st September 2014 Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke held an enjoyable hospital-wide sports day. The team organised sports competitions for both male and female service users. The women's competition was in the morning and the men’s in the afternoon.

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Positive DBT outcomes at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

As part of Cygnet Hospital Stevenage’s commitment to delivering outcome focused healthcare, the DBT team have established a number of outcome measures, based on recognised assessment tools to quantify the progress service users, accessing the DBT programme.

Graph showing the reduction in incident rates at Cygnet Hospital Beckton

Incidents reduce by a third at Cygnet Hospital Beckton

A series of initiatives have seen the incidents rates across Cygnet Hospital Beckton drop by 33% compared to the previous year. Bewick Ward, the hospital's low secure service for women, saw a huge reduction of almost 75%.

Cygnet Lodge Brighouse

Cygnet Lodge Brighouse achieves AIMS reaccreditation

We are delighted to announce that Cygnet Lodge Brighouse has achieved AIMS reaccreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The Lodge, a mental health rehabilitation service for men and women, passed at level 2 ‘excellence ‘ with an overall score of 97%.

Filming the interview between Steve Miller and Ian Callaghan for the My Shared Pathway video

Lights, camera, action! – The My Shared Pathway video

Staff and service users from Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke have been polishing up on their interview skills in order to take part in a video in which Ian Callaghan the National Service User Lead answers questions on My Shared Pathway.

Cygnet Lodge Kenton achieves AIMS accreditation

We are pleased to announce that Cygnet Lodge Kenton is the latest Cygnet service to have achieved AIMS accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. AIMS is a national project developed to ensure best practice is being achieved in in-patient mental health services.

The Tour de France passing the entrance to Cygnet Hospital Harrogate

Tour de France comes to Cygnet Hospital Harrogate

On Saturday 5th July the first stage of the Tour de France, known as the Grand Départ, set off from Leeds and after a gruelling 190km through the Yorkshire Dales finished at Harrogate.