‘It's time to act' over ‘appalling abuse' of vulnerable adults
23 May 2019
The Chair of the UK Parliament Human Rights Committee, Harriet Harman MP writes to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock MP regarding abuse towards vulnerable adults at a hospital in County Durham.
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The Chair urges the Government to act over the “appalling abuse” revealed towards vulnerable adults at a hospital in County Durham as revealed by a BBC Panorama documentary aired on 22 May 2019.