Some English Registered Hospitals.
Bethlehem Royal Hospital.—Dr. Percy Smith notes that of all certificated admissions, about one-third were admitted at first on urgency orders. Of those who, by reason of not having been seen by a justice before admission, had to receive the notice of a right to a personal interview, one in eight availed themselves of that right. It is curious that both proportions closely resemble those of former years, showing how much lunacy facts and figures tend to run in grooves.
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