Avon & Wiltshire MH Trust - Must Face Responsibilities over bullying.

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Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust [AWP] still refuse to take responsibility, over bullying that happened to me A DECADE AGO.They refuse me closure and FAIR settlement, referring to a forced agreement made in 2006, when I was newly diagnosed with autism and depressed, losing my career then my home because of bungling and an arrogant, hostile attitude. 30 Social Workers recently wrote of AWP staff altering records to slide out of their responsibilities. It seems a pattern with AwP. Please help me persuade the new CE & Board to put things right - new CE Hayley Richards could intervene if she chose.

In late 2016 I was sent a document that had been hidden for years from myself, HR  and FOUR Tribunal case managements (from 2007 to 2016). This document, written by an AWP Solicitor, sets out how Dr Jerrom (Head of Psychology) admitted in 2006 how he and the Trust failed me. The Solicitor asks why he failed to investigate the Protagonist, despite evidence of bullying. He also asked why Jerrom put me through harrowing HR procedures, knowing I was autistic. Jerrom refers to me in vile terms - having met me once for a half hour.  He and a small group of seniors (one on the Trust Board) painted a false image to the Board. It explains why the Board treated me with disdain and suspicion- they believed these staff merely because they are all Psychologists.It is significant the Protagonist was put forward by Jerrom for an OBE.

Last year an investigation ordered by Commissioners was scuppered when AWP staff gave out the same lies. My case is now being revisited, also by CQC. All mediators [including senior HR, PALS, ACAS, BANES Commissioners, my MP] were given the same scurrilous untruths. My name was so blackened no one would believe me. Over the last 10 years I have been clinically depressed, suicidal, then diagnosed with diabetes 2 [known to be stress related]. I had no one to hear me. The Trust ignored my autism, getting the Barrister to have my case thrown out 4 times BEFORE hearings, one whilst I was being diagnosed and could not attend. It is shameful - punishing me for whistleblowing and trying to suppress the truth.

I worked hard at AWP, gaining a Masters Degree and a file of patient and GP testimonials. This injustice followed me, ruining my life and now my retirement. Would you please sign my petition. If AWP act it will encourage other Trusts to do likewise. I want to campaign for additions to the Whistleblower Law, ensuring ALL staff including historic cases are heard and receive fair compensation. No one should suffer like this - and for so long. Thank you.



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