PERFORMANCE: There are 22 serious incidents currently under investigation at Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust.

This number includes six suicides.

NHS Nottinghamshire County’s board papers say “all are fully investigated but the number remains of concern”.

The issue has been red-rated in the primary care trust’s performance report.

The number of serious incidents at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust is also under close scrutiny. There have been five “never events” so far in 2011-12. A thematic review of all events has been reviewed.