Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Trust were fined £366k in November 2016, for safety failings after a 78 year old with dementia and bi-polar disorder was found drowned in a hospital ward.  

A company boss has been acquitted of two charges of manslaughter by gross negligence after two people were killed when a two-tonne stage door fell at a theatre in Guildford. Read more… [SHP Online 7 November 2016]

The number of company directors prosecuted for safety and health offences has more than tripled in a year, according to data from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The HSE prosecuted 46 company directors and senior managers in the 12 months to 31 March 2016, compared with 15 in the previous 12 months. In addition, […]