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'Inconsistant' NHS failing elderly

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The Care Quality Commission carried out unannounced visits at 100 hospitals to assess dignity and nutrition standards in elderly care, and found many falling short of basic standards.

Chief executive of Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust John Adler responds to the criticisms of his hospital.


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