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Muckamore Abbey Hospital: My brother's 34-year wait to leave

A BBC News investigation revealed last year there were 100 people with learning disabilities and autism who have been detained in specialist hospitals for more than 20 years. Since then, families across the UK have contacted the BBC to tell their own stories. One of those is a woman from Northern Ireland whose brother was […]

Muckamore Abbey Hospital: Inquiry into alleged patient abuse to begin

The core objectives are defined as “to examine the issue of abuse of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital (MAH), to determine why the abuse happened and the range of circumstances that allowed it to happen and ensure that such abuse does not occur again at MAH or any other institution providing similar services in Northern […]