Anorexic woman’s death prompted independent review – BBC News

‘The care of a severely anorexic woman prompted 14 recommendations for change, an inquest has heard.’

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BBC News, 14th February 2020

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Review launched into East Kent NHS trust after baby deaths – The Guardian

‘The government has announced an independent review into maternity services at an NHS trust where a number of babies have died.’

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The Guardian, 13th February 2020

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Police tasering of man with mental health issues ‘contributed to his death’ – The Guardian

‘Truro inquest hears Marc Cole was hit three times as family calls for review of stun guns.’

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The Guardian, 28th January 2020

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Errol Graham death: Nottingham man starved after benefits stopped – BBC News

‘Relatives of a man who starved to death after his benefits were stopped have said the system is “not fit for purpose”.’

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BBC, 29th January 2020

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East Kent hospitals: Care watchdog inspects trust after baby death apology – BBC News

‘England’s care watchdog has carried out a no-notice inspection of an NHS trust at the centre of concerns over the possible preventable deaths of babies.’

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BBC News, 24th January 2020

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Children: Public Law Update – Family Law Week

‘John Tughan QC of 4 Paper Buildings reviews recent important public law cases concerning children.’

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Family Law Week, 9th January 2020

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Timetable set for new inquest into ‘air quality’ death of child – Local Government Lawyer

‘A new inquest into the death of 9 year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah will be held November or December this year, following the ordering of a new inquest by the high court last year.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 3rd January 2020

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Newcastle man sentenced for murder of three-week-old son – Crown prosecution Service

‘A Newcastle man who fatally stabbed his three-week-old son before turning the knife on his partner has been sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court today.’

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Crown prosecution Service, 19th December 2019

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Man jailed for coercive treatment of girlfriend who killed young son – The Guardian

‘A woman who stabbed her son to death after a mental breakdown brought on by her bullying boyfriend has described him as a “controlling monster”.’

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The Guardian, 19th December 2019

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Connor Marsden jailed over Melissa Tate hit-and-run death – BBC News

‘An unlicensed driver who killed a 10-year-old girl in a hit-and-run has been jailed for seven years and four months.’

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BBC News, 12th December 2019

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Council fined £500k after first prosecution by CQC over failure to provide safe care – Local Government Lawyer

‘Derbyshire County Council has been fined £500,000 following the first prosecution that the Care Quality Commission has brought against a local authority since the watchdog was given powers to prosecute health and social care providers for failing to provide safe care and treatment in 2015.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 10th December 2019

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Royal Bournemouth Hospital Trust penalised for giving the wrong drug dosage to a cancer patient – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A hospital which gave a leukaemia patient five times the amount of drugs that she needed has today (Monday 9 December) been fined £45,000.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 9th December 2019

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Coroner warns theme parks to act on ride danger after girl’s death – The Guardian

‘A coroner has warned theme park operators about the risk of future deaths unless they address safety concerns over water rides, after an inquest into the drowning of an 11-year-old girl.’

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The Guardian, 10th December 2019

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Baby P’s mother should not be freed, says Parole Board – The Guardian

‘Tracey Connelly, the mother of Baby P, who died after months of abuse, should not be freed from jail or moved to an open prison, the Parole Board has decided.’

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The Guardian, 6th December 2019

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‘Disgraceful’: Furious families confront NHS trust bosses over maternity scandal as it emerges true extent may never be known – The Independent

‘The full extent of failings by the hospital trust at the centre of the largest NHS maternity scandal may never be known, it has emerged. The chair of the independent investigation into Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has warned that some records going back more than two decades may have been destroyed under NHS rules.’

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The Independent, 28th November 2019

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Mia Gregson death: Man murdered girlfriend’s 23-month old daughter because she would not stop crying – The Independent

Posted November 27th, 2019 in causing death of children or vulnerable adults, children, murder, news by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend’s 23-month-old daughter because she would not stop crying.’

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The Independent, 27th November 2019

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‘Hundreds more cases’ in Shropshire maternity scandal – BBC News

‘More than 200 new families have contacted an inquiry into mother and baby deaths at a hospital trust in Shropshire.’

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BBC News, 26th November 2019

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Patient died after ‘transplant surgeon error’ in Welsh hospital – BBC News

‘A transplant patient died after a surgeon failed to disclose he had spilt stomach contents on organs which went on to be used in NHS operations.’

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BBC News, 21st November 2019

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Doctors may face suspension over NHS ‘worst maternity scandal’ – The Guardian

‘Doctors who saw but did not report babies and mothers receiving poor care during the NHS’s worst maternity scandal could be suspended or struck off, the General Medical Council has warned. The medical profession’s regulator has asked NHS bosses for details of any doctor they believe may have ignored their professional duty to raise the alarm about threats to patient safety at the Shrewsbury and Telford NHS hospital trust (SaTH).’

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The Guardian, 20th November 2019

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Court of Appeal orders “unprecedented” second retrial in care proceedings following death of 10-year-old girl – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Court of Appeal has ordered a second retrial in care proceedings relating to five siblings following the death of a ten-year-old girl in 2016, describing the judgment from the first retrial as“wrong and procedurally unjust”.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 15th November 2019

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