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Ashworth announces its reform plan

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 22 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1374
  1. Annabel >Ferriman, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

    Ashworth Hospital, which was recommended for closure in January in a damning report (23 January, p 211), has produced an action plan to overcome its failings.

    The Merseyside hospital, which has a personality dis-order unit that houses some of England and Wales's most disturbed and dangerous patients, will receive £5.7m ($9.1m) …

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