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A report into the death of the youngest person to die in custody has called for sweeping changes to how children are dealt with in the youth justice system. Adam Rickwood, 14, hanged himself at Hassockfield Secure Training Centre (STC) in County Durham in 2004.
Children with asthma are missing out on the best drug treatment for their disease, because family doctors are ignoring prescribing guidelines, suggests research published ahead of print in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
The quality of Dorset's mental health services was revealed in a new survey. The Healthcare Comm-ission asked NHS users about their experiences as part of a national survey. It covered such areas as treatment, relationship with psychiatrists and out-of-hours care.
The family of a grandmother who fell and died after being left unattended at a nursing home was furious after being sent a £1,200 bill for her care. Dementia sufferer Olive Hitchings, 85, tumbled from her wheelchair and broke her leg just ten days after moving into the nursing home.{mosimage}Riversway…