NHS trust criticised for underestimating risk posed by its patients

NHS trust criticised for underestimating risk posed by its patients
 

An inquiry has criticised an NHS mental health trust for underestimating the risk of violence posed by patients who went on to carry out killings, two of which could have been prevented. Sussex Partnership NHS foundation trust has been criticised for not taking more seriously the families of disturbed patients who pleaded for help because they feared that their relative would commit violence.
The review of 10 homicides that occurred between 2010 and 2015 included the death of 79-year-old Donald Lock on the A24 near Worthing in Sussex in July 2015 after his car colided with that of Matthew... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Health, Views: 32
Source: Guardian
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