Sunday, 29 April 2012

State House Of Representatives-Inpatient Mental Health-Taunton State Hospital-Gov. Deval Patrick

Taunton State Hospital backers lose this round

The state House of Representatives has failed to support a budget amendment that would have kept open the Taunton State Hospital, which as the Sun Chronicle reports is an early blow to advocates of the effort to maintain the 169-bed facility.Taunton State Hospital is one of six state-run inpatient mental health facilities, and Gov. Deval Patrick announced its planned closure earlier this year. the announcement has been met with widespread disapproval, given plans to ship services from Taunton to... (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines) read more..

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