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Northern Ireland's Department of Health has announced the appointment of a consultancy to carry out an independent review into care failings at Dunmurry Manor Care Home, focussing on the actions of the Health and Social Care system. The Department has appointed CPEA, an independent consultancy company which specialises in social…
The racially-motivated murder of a refugee by a mental health patient who had been released from a psychiatric hospital was "avoidable", a review has found. Jeffrey Barry, 57, stabbed to death his neighbour Kamil Ahmad (pictured), 49, at their supported living flats on Wells Road in Bristol at about 2am…
The racially-motivated murder of a refugee by a mental health patient who had been released from a psychiatric hospital was "avoidable", a review has found. Jeffrey Barry, 57, stabbed to death his neighbour Kamil Ahmad, 49, at their supported living flats on Wells Road in Bristol at about 2am on…
The death of a pensioner who was murdered by a neighbour just days after he was discharged from a psychiatric unit was preventable, a review has concluded. Daniel Atkins, who suffered significant mental health problems, was discharged on a Friday - when mental health support services are harder to access…
A report by Bristol Safeguarding Children Board has found the murder of Becky Watts could not have been predicted or prevented. The 33-page review detailed how Becky's mother Tanya Watts and father Darren Galsworthy separated when she was born and she spent her early life living with her mother. Her…
Bristol Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) have today (15 March) published the report of a review commissioned following the tragic murder of Becky Watts by her step-brother who, along with his then partner, were convicted of murder and manslaughter respectively and sentenced in November 2015. The report considers the involvement of…
Becky Watts reported feeling "scared" of being abducted to social workers more than three years before she was murdered in a sexually motivated kidnap plot, a report has revealed. The 16-year-old was attacked in her bedroom by her stepbrother Nathan Matthews, 31, after he hatched a plot to abduct her…
Poor sharing of information led to warning signs being missed before a 19-day-old boy was murdered by his mother, a serious case review has found. Nicola Brown, 43, was found guilty of the murder of her son Jake following a trial at Winchester Crown Court in 2016 and was sentenced…
Poor sharing of information led to warning signs being missed before a 19-day-old boy was murdered by his mother, a serious case review has found. Nicola Brown, 43, was found guilty of the murder of her son Jake following a trial at Winchester Crown Court in 2016 and was sentenced…
Grooming gangs that preyed on 700 girls and vulnerable young women in the North East carried out their abuse with "arrogant persistence" before a major operation was launched to stop them, a Serious Case Review has found. A 150-page report has been published into the authorities' response to child sexual…
The Newcastle Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) and the Newcastle Safeguarding Children Board (NSCB) have published a Joint Serious Case review to consider and learn from sexual exploitation involving children and young adults in Newcastle. The Joint Serious Case Review fulfills the NSAB's duty under Section 44 of the Care Act…
The Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board has today (28 Sept) published a Serious Case Review in the case of Melissa Mathieson, an 18 year old woman who was murdered in 2014 by a 19 year old man. Both young adults were placed in an independent care home in Bristol by their…
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