Gross failings contributed to teenager’s death

 

The Senior Coroner for South London, Selena Lynch, has concluded that gross failings constituting neglect contributed to the death of 15 year old Christopher Brennan, a patient in the Bethlem Hospital Adolescent Unit.  For more detail of the hospital’s multiple failures which the Coroner found significantly contributed to Christopher’s death, please see the Press Release from INQUEST, who supported the family throughout the proceedings.

 

The Brennan family were represented at the inquest by Heather Williams QC and Tony Murphy of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors. 

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