21 June 2017
The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
today published twelve new local visit reports.
These include visits to hospital wards and units.
The reports highlight positive and negative findings from the
Commission's visits, four of which were unannounced. They make
recommendations for change where necessary. The Commission expects
a response to each of its recommendations within three months of
the reports being published.
The reports are for:
Priory Hospital, Glasgow (unannounced)
Royal Hospital, Greenock (announced)
Hospital, Croy Ward, Ayr (announced)
Hospital, Dunure Ward, Ayr (announced)
Ailsa Hospital, Lochranza Ward, Ayr (announced)
John's Hospital, IPCU, Livingston (announced)
John's Hospital, Ward 3, Livingston (announced)
Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Hermitage Ward,
Stratheden Hospital, Lindores and Dunino Wards,
Strathmartine Centre, Craigowl Centre and Flat 2/3,
Dundee (announced and unannounced)
Royal Cornhill Hospital, Davan Ward,
Western Isles Hospital, Clisham Ward, Isle of Lewis
A Mental Welfare Commission spokesperson said: "We undertake
over 100 local visits like these every year. By publishing our
reports we hope to help share good practice where we find it, and
call for change where services are lacking."
Notes to Editors
The Commission publishes local visit reports once a month on its
Local visit reports
by health board
Mary Mowat 0131 313 8786