– Aneurin Bevan Health Board
Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Mr Bowman following this tragic incident in July.
When an in-patient leaves a ward unexpectedly an internal investigation will always take place and this case has therefore been the subject of a Serious Incident Investigation within the Health Board.
We have maintained contact with Mr Bowmans' family and have shared our investigation findings with them in a recent meeting.
As this case is the subject of a formal complaint it would however not be appropriate to comment further at this time."
The son of a man with dementia who died after going missing from a 'dementia-friendly' ward at Panteg County Hosptial, Torfaen, has criticised staff for a lack of care and dilgilence. The comments form part of a report from the Patients' Association.