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Joint Committee On Human Rights Publications

Joint Committee On Human Rights - Eighteenth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 16 July 2007.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Treatment of older people in hospitals and care homes

3 Understanding how the Human Rights Act applies to older people in healthcare

4 Department of Health's leadership

5 Implementation of the Human Rights Act by providers of services

6 Health and social care inspectorates and NICE

7 The role of staff in protecting human rights

8 Empowering older people

Annex: Human rights laws and standards in healthcare

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes

List of Witnesses

List of Written Evidence

Reports from the Joint Committee on Human Rights in this Parliament

5 March 2007
26 March 2007
23 April 2007
14 May 2007
4 June 2007

Written Evidence

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