Man, 46, is believed to have taken his own life at Chesterfield hospital
Support is being offered to staff at Chesterfield Royal Hospital after a patient is believed to have taken his own life.
Police have confirmed a 46-year-old man died at the hospital in Calow on Monday.
A hospital spokesman said: "Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of a patient who died at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on Monday morning.
"We are also concerned for the well-being of our staff and are offering appropriate support for those affected by the incident.
"In circumstances like this, where a suicide is suspected or confirmed, the death is reported to Derbyshire Constabulary and an investigation takes place to inform the inquest process for HM the Coroner."
A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesman added: "Our officers attended the scene following the sudden death of a 46-year-old man at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on Monday.
"We do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances."
The man's identify has not yet been publicly released.
A Chesterfield coroners' court official said an investigation would be carried out following the man's death.
No further information is available at this time.
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