HC Deb 14 June 1999 vol 333 c14W
Helen Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made on establishing independent advocacy services in each of the three English special hospitals; and when he expects the services to be in operation. [86431]

Mr. Hutton

Independent Patients' Advocacy Services are already operating at Ashworth and Rampton Hospitals, and a process has been agreed which will lead to the introduction of a service at Broadmoor Hospital to be operational from September this year.