#Conservatives #NHS Cuts destroying kids lives: The Independent: Campaigners condemn care of young people in Mental Health units after 11 die in four years

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Campaigners condemn care of young people in mental health units after 11 die in four years

Ministers accused of failing to come up with plan to end ‘confusion and secrecy’ and learn lessons – after admitting they do not know the total number of deaths

Ministers have been accused of failing young people in mental health units, after revealing there have been 11 deaths in just four years.

Campaigners have reacted with horror at a higher-than-expected total – and because the Government claimed it did not know the number of deaths before 2013.

Worse, ministers have been accused of failing to come up with a plan to end the “confusion and secrecy” surrounding those deaths and to learn lessons from them.

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