More than 8,000 serious incidents were reported by mental health trusts in England last year - an increase of more than a third over a two-year period.

The figures, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Liberal Democrats, include a rise in unexpected deaths and suicides.

The NHS logs events as "serious incidents" when the consequences for patients and staff are so significant they warrant investigations.

The NHS said transparency had improved. Copy and paste this link to read the full article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35403827

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