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Hospitals to pay the price for mixed sex accommodation in the NHS

 

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Hospitals to pay the price for mixed sex accommodation in the NHS

More than eleven thousand patients were placed in mixed sex accommodation in hospitals providing NHS services in December, according to new data published by Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley.

The figures come as the Health Secretary announces that hospitals found in breach from April will be fined £250 for each patient affected and each day that they stay in mixed sex accommodation. More ….