Patient 11

Publisher:
Sky News

Patient 11

5.0/5

Critic Rating

A daring escape from NHS psychiatric care pits inpatient, Alexis Quinn, against some of the most powerful institutions in the State. Young mother and former GB youth swimmer, Alexis, agrees to enter NHS England psychiatric care following a family tragedy. She could never imagine that her three-day admission will turn into a three-year ordeal. Then undiagnosed with autism, and often the subject of 24-hour surveillance as well as long periods in solitary confinement, Alexis descends to the darkest reaches of locked-in, psychiatric care. There, she encounters the kind of threat she never could have imagined in a secure mental health...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Feb 5, 2024

"...intense...I kept on forgetting to breathe when...This is not an easy listen, but it’s a good one."

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Score: 5

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Feb 3, 2024

"...great investigative journalism in the gripping but very shocking short podcast series ...Quinn tells her own story, and is clear and admirable throughout. "

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Score: 5

Alexi Duggins • The Guardian Feb 1, 2024

"This staggering, bold four-part series ...It’s a troubling look at both her tale and the year-and-a-half investigation into sexual abuse on English mental health wards it prompted. "

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