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Scotland’s first Graduate Medical Programme, designed to meet the current and future needs of the country’s NHS, will be delivered by the University of St Andrews together with the universities of Dundee and the Highlands and Islands, it has been announced today (14 June). The Scottish Graduate Entry Medical Programme…
Experts from all over the world will gather for a major European conference on mental health and addictions at the University of St Andrews tomorrow (Friday 3 June 2016). ‘Emerging priorities in mental health and addiction: The Virtual World, Ageing and Migration’ will explore key emerging issues facing researchers, practitioners…
A controversial scheme aimed at improving child protection in Scotland had not been put in place "in terms of the legislation" for murdered toddler Liam Fee, the Deputy First Minister has said. The two-year-old died after being subjected to a catalogue of abuse and neglect at the hands of his…
Nicola Sturgeon has told of her "shock, horror and revulsion" at the murder of toddler Liam Fee. The First Minister said the significant case review into the circumstances leading up to the murder of the two-year-old by his mother Rachel Trelfa or Fee, 31, and her partner Nyomi Fee, 29…
The significant case review into the death of toddler Liam Fee must address why he fell "off the radar" of social services despite concerns being raised about him on numerous occasions, the boss of a children's charity has said. A probe is under way into the circumstances leading up to…
The police officer who led the investigation into Liam Fee's death has said the two-year-old was subjected to "horrendous abuse" at the hands of his mother and her partner. Detective Inspector Rory Hamilton praised the bravery of two other boys, whose evidence meant Liam's mother, Rachel Trelfa or Fee (left),…
A significant case review into the death of a toddler murdered by his mother and her civil partner will be "thorough and comprehensive", a child protection body has said. A probe is under way into the circumstances leading up to the death of Liam Fee after the convictions of his…
A number of people had expressed concern about Liam Fee's health and wellbeing during his short life. During evidence at the trial of Liam's mother Rachel Trelfa and her partner Nyomi Fee, it emerged childminder Heather Farmer alerted a care watchdog over fears the toddler was being hurt by someone.…
The courage of two young boys was crucial in allowing police to unravel the web of lies spun by the two women responsible for Liam Fee's death. Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Rory Hamilton said the evidence of the children, who suffered a catalogue of horrific abuse at the hands…
A mother and her civil partner have been convicted of murdering her two-year-old son. Toddler Liam Fee was found dead at his home near Glenrothes in Fife on March 22 2014, having suffered a ruptured heart as a result of severe blunt force trauma to his body. His mother, Rachel…
Dr Maggie Ellis, Fellow in Dementia Care at the St Andrews University, is spearheading a new initiative aimed at making St Andrews a dementia friendly community. Here she shares with us the background to her work and how her innovative techniques have been helping individuals with dementia and their families…
Members of the jury in the Liam Fee murder trial wept as a police video showing the toddler's body hours after he was found dead was viewed by the court. The recording was taken by detectives in the early hours of the morning of March 23, 2014, at the home…
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