Posts tagged with  " safeguarding (children) "

L.O.V.E. respond to Ryan Report findings

May 23, 2009:

Following publication of the Ryan Report L.O.V.E. (Let Our Voices Emerge) have published the following statement. The charity ‘Let Our Voices Emerge’ held an AGM last night. While we have always voiced our support for the Religious Congregations through the years, on foot of what we see are unpreceedented revelations of records that the Catholic […]

Ryan Commission publish their report

May 20, 2009:

The Ryan Commission have published their report into alleged historical abuse at religious institutions in Ireland. It makes grim reading with very little coverage of the extent to which any of the claims made were false.  The full report can be downloaded here. View the Executive Summary in accessible HTML format. View the Commission Report in accessible HTML format. […]

Church in Wales commission trawling excercise

February 26, 2009:

The Church in Wales have commissioned a major major review to ensure welfare of children during which child protection workers will trawl files to see if any children are presently at risk. An independent review designed to ensure the safety and welfare of children and young people is being undertaken by the Church in Wales. […]

ISA decision making – update

January 7, 2009:

ISA Decision Making (IDM) update The Parliamentary process to introduce ISA Decision Making (IDM) via secondary legislation has been progressing and the date for the start of this transition to the new Vetting and Barring Scheme has now been fixed. For background, as part of the transition to the new Vetting and Barring Scheme, the […]

Expert witnesses, suspect science and dead babies

June 27, 2005:

Expert witnesses, suspect science and dead babiesWhy have women been wrongly convicted of killing their children? Dr James Le Fanu points the finger at medical experts. Below, Dr Michael Fitzpatrick responds. by Dr James Le Fanu’Please, if there is any way you could help with our situation, by yourself or anyone you know, could you […]

Whose knowledge – whose reality?

June 1, 2005:

I’ve used the past couple of columns to offer a few ideas on the nature of expertise and of professionalism. This month I want to ask a few questions around what knowledge is but to do so in the very specific context of historical abuse in residential child care. Received knowledge would have us believe […]

Doctor admits she had 'no evidence' for child abuse claim

April 27, 2005:

that children had been drugged by two nursery nurses falsely accused of child abuse, a disciplinary hearing heard today.The General Medical Council (GMC) heard testimony Camille De San Lazaro made during an earlier legal hearing in which she admitted making unsubstantiated allegations when helping families make compensation claims in relation to the false child sex […]

Dr San Lazaro appears before GMC

April 21, 2005:

The doctor at the centre of a major child abuse allegation in the North-East is now facing a battle to save her own career.Dr Camille De San Lazaro faces a fitness to practice hearing in front of the General Medical Council (GMC) on Monday which could lead to her being struck off the medical register.The […]

‘It’s a life sentence with no reprieve’

April 20, 2005:

Cassandra Jardine meets parents whose children have been taken from them and asks if Britain’s closed adoption system will ever change The Carters’ living room in south London is covered with pictures of their four children. Will and Michelle (not their real names, because family court rules prevent them being identified) yearn to live as […]

Stop the Panic

April 7, 2005:

Jean La Fontaine is professor emeritus of social anthropology at the London School of Economics. She has done fieldwork in Africa and the UK. She has published a book on children’s sexual abuse and the Department of Health funded her research on ritual and organised abuse.From the late 1980s onwards there has been a fear […]

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