Independent investigation into the care and treatment of a mental health service user

May 2015 - Independent investigation into the care and treatment of a mental health service user (Patient R) in Liverpool and surrounding area.

An independent investigation was commissioned by NHS England in April 2014 into the care and treatment of Patient R who pleaded guilty to the murder of T on 17 April 2011. The report setting out the findings and recommendations from this review were published on 22 May 2015.
 
Patient R had inpatient admissions and community team follow up from two trusts: 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, referred to as Trust 1 in this report, and Mersey Care NHS Trust, referred to as Trust 2 in this report.
 
This is the full report of the independent investigation into the care and treatment of Patient R and the associated action plan document for 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Mersey Care NHS Trust also produced an action plan which can be accessed here.