Cornwall Council is the lead commissioner for safeguarding in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The council also monitor all safeguarding alerts regarding health care providers (statutory and independent).
Our modern slavery statement (PDF, 266 KB) comprises the Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking statement of NHS Kernow for the financial year ending 31 March 2019, in accordance with Section 54, Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
The organisation recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to modern day slavery and human trafficking and is absolutely committed to its prevention within all corporate activities.
An NHS Kernow spokesman said: “We would like to give our sincere condolences to the family.
“As outlined in NHS England’s independent report a review has been undertaken leading up to this deaths of this couple to understand what happened, and if anything could have been done differently.
“The reports confirms this incident could not have been foreseen or prevented, and we are working with Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Outlook South West on an action plan to make sure that lessons are learned and become embedded in the way teams work.”