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Complainant Name:
Mr Peter Handy, the Executive Director of Kemple View Hospital

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The People

Complaint:
Mr Peter Handy, the Executive Director of Kemple View Hospital, complained that the newspaper had referred to three patients as ‘nuts’.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper undertook to recirculate the Commission’s Guidance Note on the subject of the reporting of mental health issues (http://www.pcc.org.uk/reports/edit_detail.asp?id=6) to the News and Features desks.

Report: 72



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