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NHS trust given warning to ‘urgently improve’ after teenager with learning disabilities drowned in the bath

A jury inquest ruled that neglect contributed to the death of Connor Sparrowhawk, who drowned after an epileptic seizure

Inspectors have issued a warning notice to an NHS trust to ‘urgently improve’ with learning disabilities an 18-year-old drowned in a bath.

The Care Quality Commission told Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust it must make significant improvements to “protect patients who are at risk of harm” and had failed to learn from previous mistakes.

In October, a jury inquest ruled that neglect contributed to the death of Connor Sparrowhawk, who drowned after an epileptic seizure at Slade House, in Headington, Oxfordshire, in 2013. Read full article by Jane Kirby at The Mirror click here

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