The independence of Tayside’s mental health probe has been cast into doubt after it emerged its first report was delayed so NHS chiefs could suggest changes.
The “negligence” of NHS staff at a mental health unit led directly to the death of a man who was refused help, an expert has concluded.
The family of a man who took his own life days after he was allegedly turned away from Carseview have repeated calls for a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into his death.
An investigation has been launched into the practice of doctors who cared for two Dundee suicide victims shortly before they died.
More lives will be lost because of “ridiculous” delays to a new training programme in the Scottish Government’s suicide prevention strategy, says a Dundee campaigner.
The families of Carseview patients who took their own lives have reiterated their calls for an inquiry independent of the NHS, saying it would encourage more folk to come forward.
The family of a Dundee man who committed suicide after allegedly being turned away from a mental health crisis centre hope a fatal accident inquiry could soon be ordered into his death.
An inquiry into mental health services around Tayside must be “genuinely independent”, a leading politician has said.
Politicians will use a Holyrood debate to urge the Scottish Parliament to back a public inquiry across all NHS Tayside mental health services.
The family of a man who took his own life after being turned away from the Carseview Centre have said an independent inquiry into the facility is “not enough”, and renewed calls for a public investigation.
Tayside health chiefs say ‘home care is priority’ despite calls for improved mental health provision
Tayside health chiefs say their focus is on treating mental health patients at home – despite calls for improved hospital provision in Dundee.
The family of a Dundee man who took his life after reportedly being turned away from Carseview have called for the opening of a dedicated mental health hospital.
Labour cites case of David Ramsay in renewed calls for public inquiry into NHS Tayside mental health services
Scottish Labour has renewed calls for a public inquiry into mental health services at NHS Tayside, accusing the government of silence over the issue.
The families of two Dundee men who took their own lives after being turned away from Carseview have called for a public inquiry into the health board’s mental health practices.
The family of a Dundee man who took his own life are set to meet NHS bosses to demand answers over his death as they push for a fatal accident inquiry into the tragedy.
A Dundee pensioner fears he will die before he knows why his son took his own life.