NHS care regulator says sexual incidents ‘commonplace’ in mental health units
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NHS care regulator says sexual incidents ‘commonplace’ in mental health units

Sexual incidents including harassment, assaults and rapes are “commonplace” in mental health units, mainly carried out by patients, the NHS’s care regulator has reported. A total of 1,120 sexual incidents – 65 a week – occurred on mental health wards in England during April, May and June, according to the Care Quality Commission. The figures…