TITLE

Health board is found guilty of maladministration by ombudsman for not providing free care

AUTHOR(S)
Dobson, Roger
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1329
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the resolution of a legal case involving the Cardiff Local Health Board in Great Britain. In the case, the health board was found guilty of maladministration by ombudsman Peter Tyndall. Tyndall made his decision after the board decided that a 73 year old partially sighted woman with a history of Parkinson's disease who had had two strokes, had diabetes, high blood pressure and thyroid abnormalities, was not eligible for National Health Service funded continuing care in a residential home.
ACCESSION #
32743944

 

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