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Welsh wards to get dignity spot checks

21st June 2011

Ministers have confirmed that hospitals in Wales will be subject to "dignity spot checks" to ensure patient care is adequate.

Last week the Welsh government said it would request that Healthcare Inspectorate Wales carried out "targeted spot checks to ensure dignity in care is at the top of health boards’ priorities". The inspections come as a response to concerns brought up by the Older People's Commissioner for Wales earlier in the year.

 

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Article Information

Title: Welsh wards to get dignity spot checks
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 18876
Date Added: 21st Jun 2011

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Nursing Times

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