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A Denbighshire nurse is putting his best feet forward in a bid to provide better support for the mental health patients in his care. Joe Lewis, who is based at Glan Clwyd Hospital’s Ablett Psychiatric Unit, is running 5km every day during November to raise money to fund therapeutic activities…
An inquest will take place into the death of a two-year-old girl who was in a car that plunged into a Welsh river.Kiara Moore died after being recovered from a silver Mini in the River Teifi in Cardigan on March 19, days before her third birthday.Initially her family feared the…
First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones "fuelled the despair" of a Labour party colleague accused of sexual misconduct when he gave television interviews the day before his death, his inquest has been told.Welsh Assembly member Carl Sargeant, 49, was found hanged at the family home in Connah's Quay, North Wales,…
An inquest into the death of a Welsh politician accused of sexual misconduct is due to begin on Monday.Welsh Assembly member Carl Sargeant (pictured), 49, was found hanged by his wife Bernadette, at the family home in Connah's Quay, North Wales.His death, on November 7, 2017 came four days after…
An adult care home manager from Flintshire is to be removed from the Register of Social Care Workers after Social Care Wales found his fitness to practise was impaired because of his criminal conviction for fraud and theft.Daniel Fitzpatrick pleaded guilty on 18 June 2018 at Mold Magistrates Court to…
A woman whose husband took their daughter and left her at his family home in Libya is preparing for the latest round of a six-year court fight to get the youngster back.Malgorzata Szymanowicz had left Talia Belaid, who was three months old, with Maher Belaid in November 2012 while she…
Katherine Jenkins has told how a counsellor helped her following the death of her father as she launched Children's Grief Awareness Week.The classical singer, 38, wants to raise awareness for bereaved children.She recorded new song Jealous Of The Angels with a choir of bereaved school pupils, aged between five and…
The Welsh Government will invest £15m next year to help safely reduce the need for children to enter care and support children in care, Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies announced. As at March 2017, there were 5,954 children in care in Wales, and increase of 5% on the previous year.…
The widow of a former Welsh Government minister who was found dead while facing sexual misconduct allegations is to urge the High Court to allow her to challenge the legality of an inquiry into his sacking.A judge in London will hear a fresh application for a judicial review by Bernie…
People across Wales are being urged by the Welsh Government to act and do more to ensure children and adults are not put at risk of abuse, neglect and exploitation. To mark the start of Safeguarding Week (12th – 16th November), the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care,…
New data released by Public Health Wales shows that despite an overall decrease in hospital admissions for illicit drugs, the number of cocaine-related hospital admissions has increased by 114 per cent in the last five years to 2017-18. This increase has been observed in all age groups from young people…
An adult care home manager has been removed from the Register of Social Care Workers in Wales after a hearing found her fitness to practise is currently impaired because of her misconduct. Rachel Hooton was accused of multiple failings at the two care homes she managed in Pembrokeshire, both of…
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