The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee explored key issues raised by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman's (PHSO) 'A report of investigations into unsafe discharge from hospital', and the actions needed to address those issues.
The RCP'S briefing ahead of the second reading of Rob Marris MP's Private Members Bill Assisted Dying (No.2). Our position is based on the findings of the survey conducted with members and fellows in autumn 2014.
Hospitals are more than bricks and mortar: they are a part of the local community, delivering expert care far beyond hospital walls. Everyone should be supported to be well, and have access to high-quality care when they are ill.