Sheehan comments on Muckamore searches
Sinn Féin MLA Pat Sheehan has said recent developments in the PSNI investigation into Muckamore Abbey Hospital is a reminder of the seriousness of what happened there.
Responding to news that the PSNI searched houses today as part of the Muckamore investigation, the party's Health spokesperson commented:
“The search of homes today as part of the PSNI investigation into the treatment of some patients in Muckamore Abbey Hospital is a reminder of the seriousness of the situation.
"It is important that the PSNI pursue all lines of inquiry as a part of the investigation.
"We are already aware this is the most serious and largest investigation into adult safeguarding that the PSNI have had to undertake.
"It is important for affected patients and their families that we get to the truth of what happened but it is also vital in ensuring it is not allowed to happen again."