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NHS trust pleads guilty over Connor Sparrowhawk's 'entirely preventable' death

User AvatarPosted by Kathryn Platten at 20/09/2017 10:02:13
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust apologies and admits breaching health and safety law over failure to keep teenager safe

The chief executive of an NHS trust responsible for the care of a teenager who drowned in a bath after an epileptic seizure has said she is "truly sorry" the organisation failed to keep him safe. 

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety law.

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'Flawed' use of Mental Capacity Act key theme in safeguarding adults reviews, report finds

Posted by Kathryn Platten at 06/09/2017 16:33:56
The analysis of 27 safeguarding adults reviews found issues with poor capacity assessments and an absence of best interests decision-making.

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