Inquest into teenage death in mental health unit

The inquest into the death of a Cornish teenager who died in a mental health unit for adults. 18 year old Ben Cowburn died in 2010 at Longreach Hospital in Redruth.

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Family of Ben Cowburn attack the care he received

The family of Ben Cowburn, who died in a mental health unit in Cornwall, have delivered a strong attack on his care.

They say Ben was let down by the NHS Trust which manages the Longreach Hospital in Redruth. They also say the family has been let down by the inquest into his death.

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