Publication date: 15 Jun, 2022
Suzanne McGuinness, executive director for social work, Mental Welfare Commission, said:
“The people who work in our NHS are vital. No-one disputes that. Today’s reports include many comments from patients and relatives saying how kind and caring those staff members are, and the difference that makes. It is great to see these positive statements, particularly given the pressure staff are currently under.
“In contrast, today’s reports also include reference to many situations where there is a lack of activity on wards for patients. This is disappointing, because being able to engage in activities is an important part of the recovery process for many. We look forward to services being reintroduced as soon as possible.”
The reports are for: