This document contains the following information: Local Government Ombudsman for England and the Health Service Ombudsman for England: first report session 2009 to 2010.
These are the reports of two cases which were jointly investigated by the Health Services and Local Government Ombudsmen, both of which involve the provision of services by local council and by NHS trusts and both, to some extent, concern the actions of staff working in mental health services.
The first involved Enfield Council and the other Havering an their relevant NHS Trusts. Neither case was upheld in respect of the Councils though partly upheld in respect of North East London Mental Health Trust.
This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return to an Address and was ordered to be printed by the House of Commons.