The sudden death of a young man at a Middlesbrough psychiatric hospital has prompted enquiries from the CQC and police. 

A 23-year-old died at Roseberry Park Hospital, located on Middlesbrough's Marton Road, last Friday (September 29). 

Ambulances were called to help a "person unwell" at the hospital at around 10 am on Friday morning. The man was declared dead shortly after, with police informed of his "sudden death" that morning. 

The CQC has now said that they are in "close contact" with the hospital, and hospital Turst Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys, to ascertain if any regulatory action needs to be taken following the tragic incident. 

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Police have also confirmed that a post-mortem has now taken place, and their "enquiries are ongoing". 

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said: “Police were notified last Friday morning of the sudden death of a 23-year-old man.

“A post-mortem examination has taken place and enquiries are ongoing. Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time.”

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A CQC spokesperson commented: “CQC has been notified of the death of a person at Roseberry Park Hospital in Middlesbrough, and our condolences are with the family at this sad time.

"We are staying in close contact with the trust as they work to establish the circumstances behind this incident, so we can understand if there is any regulatory action that needs to be taken.”

“CQC’s priority, at all times, is the health and wellbeing of people using health and social care services, and all information we receive informs our monitoring of services and future inspections.”