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Mental health patients died waiting for beds

Seven mental health patients have killed themselves in England since 2012 after being told there were no hospital beds for them, the BBC has learned.

An investigation of coroners' reports and NHS trust papers with the journal Community Care found another patient denied a bed later killed his mother.

The BBC's social affairs correspondent Michael Buchanan reports.

  • 28 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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