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Crawley Hospital (Incident)

Volume 958: debated on Monday 20 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what action he proposes to take about the incident which took place at Crawley hospital on 18th August when a patient, who had been admitted by a consultant, was refused admission by a union official, and made to leave.

There is some uncertainty about the facts of this incident. It is a matter for the West Sussex area health authority which has set up an inquiry.