An NHS trust said it was “saved” from scrutiny over the death of a care home resident because of the death of former Monty Python star Terry Jones.
In an email, Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) cited coverage of the case this week and claimed it had “got away with it again”.
The email referred to Doreen Livermore, 89, who died after she was attacked by a fellow resident with dementia.
The trust has been branded “cynical” by the victim’s son.
Mrs Livermore’s case was reported on Wednesday – the same day the death of Monty Python founder Terry Jones was announced – following a review by Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board.
The panel questioned whether the care home, Amberley Hall, in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, had the ability to safely