Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust exonerated its cliniciansafter the deaths came to lightin a Quality Account report published by the trust this week.
"National guidance requires us to use a specific form of words in our Quality Account when reporting deaths that require an investigation e.g.
But it did state: "The 13 deaths (over a 2 year period) referenced within the trust's Quality Account are cases that relate to unexpected deaths or suicides.
St Cuthbert's Hospice in Durham has published its first quality account
"The Clinical Commissioning Group agrees with the priorities outlined in this quality account for the coming year and will continue to work in partnership to achieve the common goals of improving patient, family and staff experience and safety for all patients".
The full quality account can be found at www.stcuthbertshospice.com.