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Children In Hospital (Platt Committee's Report)

Volume 655: debated on Monday 12 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Health what progress has been made in implementing the recommendation of the Platt Committee on the welfare of children in hospital that there should be unrestricted visiting hours for children subject only to the direction of the sister in charge of the ward.

Many hospitals now have this practice. I intend asking hospital authorities to extend it further.