HC Deb 20 April 1972 vol 835 c156W
Mr. Raphael Tuck

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether, in view of the fact that four nurses have been suspended from Napsbury Mental Hospital following a police inquiry into the death there of a woman patient from severe internal injuries, he will immediately institute a full-scale inquiry into conditions in that hospital.

Sir K. Joseph

Until the outcome of the police inquiries is known, I cannot decide whether any further inquiry is needed. I understand that the police have recently submitted a report to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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