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Exclusive: BBC investigation finds failings at mental health trust

A BBC investigation has found new concerns that vulnerable patients are at risk of suicide because of a lack of care at a mental health trust.

Norfolk and Suffolk is the only trust of its kind to have been put into special measures after being declared "unsafe" by inspectors in February.

But a whistleblower has told the BBC that staff are now so over stretched they are fire-fighting to keep patients alive.

The trust insists it is putting things right.

Health correspondent Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 05 Jun 2015
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