HSE Sentencing

Our statement in relation to the HSE Sentencing that took place on Thursday 22 June

Fiona Edwards, Chief Executive of Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, said:

“We fully accept the judge’s decision and the fine imposed on us today.

“I am deeply sorry for Adam’s death and continue to offer my most sincere condolences to his family and friends for the devastating impact this has had on them.

“This was a tragic accident and we accept responsibility for our contribution to his death. Sadly the loss of his life has helped drive, and contributed to, all of our safety work and service improvements.

“We have cooperated fully with the Health and Safety Executive to identify our failings and made significant changes to improve safety following this incident."