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Statement on Yesterday's Tragic Events

Statement on behalf of NHS Devon CCG, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and Livewell Southwest.

We are shocked and saddened by last night’s events in the Keyham area of Plymouth and extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of all those affected.

We would like to thank all our staff who responded last night and today, including all of those who volunteered to work additional shifts to care for those affected and to support the local community in Keyham.  

Any staff members who have been affected by these events are being offered additional support through our employee wellbeing programmes.

We are supporting Devon and Cornwall Police’s investigation and it would be inappropriate to comment further on the circumstances surrounding this tragedy.

Help and support available:

  • Any witnesses or anyone with information can contact 01752 487887
  • Victim Support’s National Helpline  0808 1689 111
  • People living in Plymouth who need urgent mental health support can call 0800 923 9323.  The number for people in Devon is 0808 196 8708
  • Health, social care and emergency services staff who have been affected can contact the Devon Wellbeing Hub on 0300 303 5455

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