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Commission calls for rethink on care of elderly people

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7115.1035d (Published 25 October 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1035
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    The Audit Commission says that the NHS and social services should work together to improve care for older people. It also says that the emphasis should be shifted away from hospitals and residential and nursing homes and towards helping people cope at home to …

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