19 April 2017
The Mental Welfare Commission for
Scotland today published six new local visit reports.
These include visits to NHS hospital wards and units, and
The reports highlight positive and negative findings from
the Commission's visits, one of which was 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:
New Craigs Hospital, Willows Unit, Inverness
Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Kelvin Ward, Glasgow
Gartnavel Royal Hospital, IPCU, Glasgow
Unit, Glasgow (announced)
View, Ward 8 (IPCU), Irvine (announced)
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
Notes to Editors
The Commission publishes local visit reports once a month
on its website.
Local visit reports by health
Mary Mowat 0131 313 8786