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Poots: "Unnacceptable to cause stress" over home closure

The health minister, Edwin Poots, has called it 'unacceptable' to have caused older people distress and pain over health trust decisions to close care homes.

He said the department will seek to find the best outcome with the patients in whatever care they need and their views shown respect.

Mr Poots was speaking as a third health trust announced plans to close its care homes.

  • 02 May 2013
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