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Psychiatric Patients

Volume 951: debated on Tuesday 13 June 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many patients in psychiatric hospitals do not yet have a personalized clothing system.

In England in 1976, the latest date for which information is available, 23,320 patients in mental illness hospitals and units with 200 or more beds, and 571 in smaller hospitals and units did not have a full range of clothing for their sole personal use. This figure is provisional.