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Inquiry calls for checks on staff who work with elderly

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 30 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:283
  1. Dolly Chadda
  1. London

    An inquiry, which reported last week, found that four nurses and a healthcare assistant were guilty of directly harming patients or knowingly supporting their ill treatment at Beech House, St Pancras Hospital, in London.

    As a result of the investigation, Camden and Islington Community Health Services NHS Trust, of which the hospital is a part, is calling …

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