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Mentally Handicapped Patients (Holidays)

Volume 21: debated on Tuesday 30 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied that there is adequate provision for holidays for patients in hospitals for the mentally handicapped; and if he will make a statement.

Provision of holidays for residents in mental handicap hospitals is a matter for the local health authorities and no detailed information is available centrally on this subject.