Police send report on city nursing home to fiscal

Pentland Hill Nursing Home. Report sent to fiscal. Picture: Angus Blackburn
Pentland Hill Nursing Home. Report sent to fiscal. Picture: Angus Blackburn
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POLICE have sent a report to the procurator fiscal concerning allegations over the Pentland Hill nursing home in Edinburgh, where four residents died.

The move follows an investigation by officers and the Health and Safety Executive.

In addition to the police and HSE inquiries, the Care Inspectorate has been looking at complaints and has issued a formal improvement notice.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Following a joint initial investigation by Police Scotland and the Health and Safety Executive into four deaths at the Pentland Care Home, a report has now been sent to the procurator fiscal for consideration.

“Additional inquiries being undertaken by the Care Inspectorate are ongoing.”