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Multiple hospital suicides result in legal action

Monday, January 08, 2018 @ 9:25 AM | By Michael Smitiuch

On a warm evening in June some three-and-a-half years ago, Rakesh Tiwari drove his son to Ontario's Brampton Civic Hospital with self-inflicted cuts to his neck and chest. Like many 20-year-olds, Prashant Tiwari was going through a difficult time in his life, and he willingly travelled to the hospital with his father that evening. Prashant Tiwari was voluntarily admitted to the secure psychiatric unit within Brampton Civic Hospital and placed on suicide watch. He pleaded with hospital staff to help him take his own life and...