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Mental health inspection report 2018

MPs will demand answers over the future of the region's mental health trust at a meeting with regulators.

"The phone would just ring and ring and ring."

Campaigners, an MP and grieving parents have called for the restoration of mental health services to north Norfolk at a meeting "prompted by a series of desperate tragedies".

Radical action is needed to tackle the crisis facing Suffolk's mental health trust, the health secretary has said.

Nearly £32m has been cut from mental health services in the region in the last five years, it has been claimed.

"I'm here to see the faces of those who let me down."

These statistics lay bare the situation faced at the region's mental health trust, as it has once again been placed in special measures.

West Suffolk MP and health secretary Matt Hancock is facing calls to intervene over the future of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

The top inspector of England's hospitals has not ruled out asking the government to take over the region's failing mental health trust.

The boss of the region's failing mental health trust has admitted the organisation is on its "last chance" to get things right.

Enough is enough. A report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) shows what we already knew - mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk are failing.

The only way forward for mental health services in Suffolk is to adopt a radical strategy distanced from its failing NHS trust.

As yet another damning report about Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is released, we need to take a look at why local mental health services are in such a mess.

The region's mental health trust is today in special measures for the third time, after an inspection uncovered a litany of failings branded "deeply disturbing" by MPs.

A number of people using mental health services in Norfolk and Suffolk have praised the care they receive despite a damning report from inspectors released today.

The latest report's into the region's mental health trust - which brands it unsafe and poorly led - is the worst it has received, campaigners have claimed.

Norwich South MP, Labour's Clive Lewis, has led calls for the region's mental health trust to be put into special administration - a classification kept strictly for the very worst of health organisations.

Mental health services have been in crisis for at least five years.

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