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NHS fails elderly vulnerable adults

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February 15, 2011 11:29 am

The NHS is failing to treat elderly patients in England with care, dignity and respect, an official report says.  Of nearly 9,000 complaints made to the Health Ombudsman last year, 18% were about the care of older people. In total, it accepted 226 cases for investigation – twice as many as for all the other age groups combined. Continue reading 'NHS fails elderly vulnerable adults'»