Mr. Ted Fletcher
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many of the 20 recommendations made by the committee of inquiry into the deaths of four patients at the Darlington Memorial Hospital have been carried out; and if he will list the items which have not been implemented.
§ Mr. Roland Moyle
The committee of inquiry was not required, as part of its terms of reference, to make any recommendations. However, its report to the Northern Regional Health Authority includes 20 conclusions, and consideration has been given to all of them. In nearly every case where action has been called for this has been carried out or is in the process of implementation. The following conclusions have not been implemented for the reasons stated:
mentosa to take courses of treatment abroad.