Day: November 6, 2018

Sky.com: Review ordered into 'barbaric' treatment of patients with autism and learning disabilities

Sky.com: Review ordered into 'barbaric' treatment of patients with autism and learning disabilities

Health secretary Matt Hancock has ordered a review of the long-term treatment of people with learning disabilities or autism.

Mr Hancock has asked hospital inspectorate the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to open an urgent investigation into practices including the use of seclusion and segregation of patients within secure hospitals.

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