All Southern Health non-executive directors resign

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New halt authority Alan Yates has been allocated for 4 months

All a non-executive directors of an NHS trust criticised for unwell to scrupulously examine hundreds of deaths have resigned.

The 4 house members stood down forward of a examination of services during Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, that is due to be published subsequent week.

The trust came underneath glow after Connor Sparrowhawk drowned during a Slade House trickery in Oxford.

Its trainer Katrina Percy resigned in Oct amid open pressure.

Previous halt authority Tim Smart also stood down after he was criticised for formulating a new pursuit for Ms Percy.

Current halt authority Alan Yates, said: “The trust care will need to demeanour utterly opposite if it is to accommodate a needs of patients and use users, as good as a stakeholders.

“Four non-executive directors have this week jointly offering their abdication from their posts so that a governors can, with my help, partisan to a need for all 5 new non-executive directors.”

Media captionTim Smart pronounced no other possibilities were deliberate for a post

Mr Yates, formerly a trust’s alleviation director, pronounced a trust would also need to find a new authority before he leaves in July.

The examination looks during a trust’s mental health, training disability, and village earthy health services.

“The house has identified a advantages of most larger inclusion of use users and carers in a organization as good as a smoothness of a services,” Mr Yates said.

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Former arch executive Katrina Percy came underneath heated vigour to resign


Southern Health Timeline

July 2013 – Connor Sparrowhawk, 18, drowns after an epileptic seizure during Oxford section Slade House. An inquisition after manners slight contributed to his death

11 Dec 2015 – The BBC reveals sum of a leaked Mazars news that highlights a “failure of leadership”. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says he is “profoundly shocked”

17 December 2015 – The news is strictly published and shows out of 722 astonishing deaths over 4 years, usually 272 were scrupulously investigated

6 April 2016 – The Care Quality Commission (CQC) issues a warning notice to significantly urge insurance for mental health patients

29 Apr 2016 – A full CQC investigation news is published, that says a trust is stability to put patients during risk

30 Jun 2016 – Following a examination of a government group competencies, it is announced that Katrina Percy is to keep her job

29 Jul 2016 – The BBC reveals a trust paid millions of pounds in contracts to companies owned by prior associates of Ms Percy

30 Aug 2016 – Ms Percy announces she is station down as arch executive, though is staying on in an advisory role

19 Sep 2016 – Interim authority Tim Smart resigns after revelation he combined a pursuit for Ms Percy

7 Oct 2016 – Ms Percy resigns totally from a trust


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