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Head of Mental Health services comments on suicide inquest

Sun, 31 Mar 2013

Steve Chell
Steve Chell

A working group set up to review the Mental Health Service after a man committed suicide says it will ensure lessons are learnt.

The Department of Health is currently overlooking eight recommendations made by a coroner following the death of 35-year-old Christopher Burrows.

He hung himself two days after leaving a mental health facility in 2011 – it’s since been ruled that his life could have been saved.

Head of mental health services Steve Chell says support is also being given to staff:


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