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Young woman who committed suicide was called ‘a f****** waste of space’ by mental health worker

March 6, 2017

Politics and Insights

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Suicidal Hannah Groves did not get the support and care she needed

The  Mirror reports: “In the UK the number of ­women taking their own lives has grown steadily since 2011. Mental health issues make up 23 per cent of those with health problems making contact with the NHS. But mental health provision has received only 13 per cent of the overall funding. Since 2011 the number of beds for mental health patients has fallen by 8 per cent.”

Last year female suicides hit a ten year high.  In 2015 – 2016, only 55% of mental health trusts reported increases to budgets since 2012, when “parity of esteem” with physical health was promised by the government.

Last year, a leaked report by a government taskforce painted a bleak picture of England’s mental health services, revealing that the number of people killing themselves was soaring, three-quarters of those with psychiatric conditions…

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  1. March 6, 2017 1:34 pm

    Misconduct in Public Office –
    http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/l_to_o/misconduct_in_public_office/

    Homicide: Murder and Manslaughter –
    http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/h_to_k/homicide_murder_and_manslaughter/

    Care Act 2014 –
    Safeguarding adults at risk of abuse or neglect –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2014/23/section/42/enacted

    Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 –
    Ill-treatment or wilful neglect: care worker offence –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/2/section/20/enacted
    Ill-treatment or wilful neglect: care provider offence –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/2/section/21/enacted

    Another cover-up

  2. Douglas Kearney permalink
    March 11, 2017 11:51 am

    Utterly shocking!

    • March 11, 2017 8:47 pm

      Or as the criminal abusers would say…

      “Normal procedure”
      and
      “Standard practice”

      • March 11, 2017 8:51 pm

        Oooh… and of course their favorites…

        “Learning lessons”
        “Need more training”
        “It’s because the obscene amounts of cash your paying us are still not enough”

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