NHS England mental health trusts record 26,000 sexual abuse incidents
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The data over five years puts spotlight on underfunded hospitals where abuse can often easily be hidden, say expertsKaren (not her real name) was in her bedroom on a psychiatric ward when a male nurse sexually assaulted her. It was during the pandemic and she had been sectioned for her own safety following a long history of mental ill health.“I was in my pyjamas, sat at my desk, and he exposed himself and masturbated in front of me,” she says. “I screamed and threw a chair between us. I probably...

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