Video shows Blackpool nurses vaping and scrolling on phones while man prepares to take his own life

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CCTV footage from a mental health unit in Blackpool shows nurses vaping, playing with each other’s hair, and scrolling on their phones while a patient prepared to end his own life.

20-year-old Bren McFarlane was admitted to The Harbour in Blackpool in October 2022, and a jury has since ruled that he had been ‘neglected’ by the area’s NHS trust before the end of his life.