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Elderly Patients in Hospital - Who Cares?

Allan Urry investigates care of the elderly in NHS hospitals. Are some dying because of neglect?

How well do NHS hospitals look after their elderly patients? Allan Urry investigates concerns about a lack of basic care. Is it proving fatal for some? Why are bedsores, repeated falls, malnutrition and dehydration still featuring among the complaints of families who've lost loved ones? The programme also assesses how well the NHS responds when mistakes are made.

Reporter: Allan Urry
Producer: Nicola Dowling.

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Allan Urry investigates care of the elderly in NHS hospitals. Are some dying because of neglect?

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