Independent Investigations

An independent investigation into the care and treatment of a mental health service user, Mr P - published 28 July 2020

Mr P was a patient of the Trust between June 2015 and April 2016. Mr P was found guilty of manslaughter by diminished responsibility in August 2017, following the stabbing of Ryan Merna a year earlier in August 2016.​ We would like to express our condolences to Ryan’s family.

We have responded to the single recommendation for the Trust in the report to improve communication between areas when patients relocate to ensure continuity of care.

Final Independent Investigation Report Mr P

Mr P Cornwall action plan

 

An independent investigation into the care and treatment of a mental health patient Mr M - published 20 February 2019

We published an independent investigation report and resulting action plan related to the care and treatment of Mr M, who was a patient under the care of Trust at the time of his death.

Mr M and his wife were found dead at home in March 2016 and our condolences are with the family and friends.

Independent Investigation Mr M

Mr.M Final Combined Action Plan