TITLE

'NHS is institutionally ageist'

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;1/29/2009, Issue 1755, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of the survey conducted by the agency, Help the Aged. The survey revealed that half of doctors specializing in the care of older people believe that the Great Britain National Health Service (NHS) is institutionally ageist. The poll further said that two-thirds of British Geriatrics Society members agreed that older people were less likely to have their symptoms fully investigated, while 72% said they were less likely to be considered for essential treatments.
ACCESSION #
36578286

 

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