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Eric Moonman on Normansfield psychiatric hospital

Title
Eric Moonman on Normansfield psychiatric hospital
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:16
Description
Labour MP Eric Moonman discusses details of a report outlining poor conditions at Normansfield psychiatric hospital. Moonman says there is a widespread problem with such hospitals in Britain and that the public needs to do more to demand higher standards. He also says that the situation has improved since David Ennals became Secretary of State for Social Services. Interviewer is Peter Allen.
Contributors
Peter Allen; Eric Moonman
Keywords
Government; Health services; Nurses; Hospitals; Psychiatric hospitals; Mental health; David Ennals; Mentally disabled; Mental health legislation; Normansfield Hospital

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