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Manchester Arena Attack – public information

Newsdate: 24 May 2017

Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with everyone who has been affected by the tragic events in Manchester.

If you are worried about anyone who might be missing, you can call the dedicated helpline on 0800 096 0095.

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust services are still operating as normal and patients, service users and carers should continue to attend appointments as planned.  This is an incredibly distressing time for us all and we need to support one another as much as possible.

Our staff are working with partners across Greater Manchester to provide vital support to staff and people affected by these tragic events.

The national government website contains the latest public information on urgent advice and support - click here

Support with mental wellbeing

The emotional effects of this tragic incident will be felt by survivors, bereaved families, friends, emergency services, health care workers and the general public. If you witnessed or lost someone in the attack you will most certainly have a strong reaction. Reactions are likely to be strongest in those closest to the incident, who directly witnessed the aftermath and who were involved in the immediate care of victims.

Please refer to this information sheet for help and support with your mental wellbeing click here.