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Wales to reform psychiatric care for children

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7178.215a (Published 23 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:215
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    New safeguards to protect children in psychiatric hospitals throughout Wales have been proposed by the Welsh secretary, Alun Michael. A strategic review of psychiatric services will also be undertaken after an independent inquiry into inpatient care for young people pinpointed several problem.

    The inquiry, carried out by the Hospital Advisory Service 2000,was set up after the north Wales child …

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