Patrick Cunningham Civil Protection

Mental Health and Social Care Trust

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We can provide your mental health partnership trust with:



  • A full set of business continuity plans for every service area of the trust
  • An overarching Corporate business continuity plan
  • An underpinning business continuity policy document
  • All Plans fully aligned with NHS BS 25999
  • Plans created by an experienced partnership trust business continuity expert
  • Enthusiastic engagement of staff in all service areas in the process
  • Increased organizational awareness and ownership of business continuity
  • Protection against unforeseen service interruptions
  • No-fuss prioritization of services
  • Spin-off improvements to any existing specific Business Continuity Plans (e.g. IT Disaster Recovery Plan)
  • Spin-off improvements to existing business processes
  • Awareness training for up to 80 staff as Plans are produced
  • Establishment of non-onerous Plan Maintenance process
  • Mental Health Trust - orientated process
  • Very quick results (within 3 months of start-of-process)
  • Mentoring of in-house staff along the way so trust retains expertise when Plan creation project completed
  • Improved staff morale as BCM becomes realistic, interesting, challenging and relevant to your staff and to their own welfare
  • Thousands of pounds of savings in consultancy fees – phone Patrick now on 07711 022890 for a quick estimate - you won't believe our low-cost price for Mental Health Trusts

Patrick’s 3 point value for money Business Continuity Planning guarantee:

1. A complete set of business continuity plans for your trust in less than 3 months

2. Save thousands of pounds in expensive consultancy fees

3. Overcomes the ten biggest obstacles to business continuity management in partnership trusts (See below)

Contact Patrick now on 07711 022890 or email for a price and more information.

10 biggest obstacles to BCM in hospitals

  1. Too difficult to achieve resilience in mental health trusts  
  2. False starts
  3. Difficulties in engaging staff
  4. Too time-consuming
  5. Too much boring jargon
  6. No plan templates that work for hospitals
  7. Can’t afford In-house expertise
  8. Business continuity consultants too private–sector-orientated
  9. Business continuity consultants too expensive
  10. Too difficult to get plans to dovetail with other plans
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  • Low cost compared to other providers
  • Identification of gaps in your resilience
  • Improved plans
  • Opportunities for staff to practice emergency roles
  • Confidence in your plans and your staff’s ability to carry them out
  • Opportunities for team building
  • Meet statutory requirements
  • Post exercise reports
We can provide;
  • Whole trust training and exercising programme
  • Plan audit tests
  • Walk through tests
  • Talk through tests
  • Tabletop exercises
  • Live exercises
  • No-notice exercises
  • Emergency Control Centre assessments
Contact Patrick now on 07711 022890 or email for a price and more information.
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  • Low cost training saves you thousands of pounds compared to other providers
  • Training takes place at your trust to save time and expense
  • 3 hour fast-paced training module saves staff time without cutting down on anything you need to know
  • Strategic and Tactical Teams learn together to ensure mutual understanding of roles
  • Training centred on your trust’s organisational culture and needs
  • We give you easy-to-understand tools to make quick strategic and tactical decisions
  • Training tailored to your trust’s generic Major Incident Plan
  • We give you tips on how to work well with the emergency services
  • Training aligned to National Occupational Standards for responding at the strategic (gold) level and tactical silver) level
Contact Patrick now on 07711 022890 or email for a price and more information.
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