Doctors face ban on denying treatment to elderly
James Kirkup and Rebecca SmithNurses and carers will also face a legal duty to consider the “well-being and dignity” of the elderly.
The legal ban on age discrimination in public services will come into force in October, the Coalition will confirm.
It follows a series of shocking reports showing that older people often suffer sub-standard care and uneven treatment in the NHS and the social care system.
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