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Four new reports published today by the Mental Welfare Commission of visits to units for people with learning disabilities found unacceptable levels of delayed discharge, with some patients waiting years to leave hospital. The Commission found that overall care and treatment was good, and patients generally had positive relationships with…
A senior nun has apologised "unreservedly" to those who told an inquiry they were abused at children's homes run by a religious order. Sister Anna Maria Doolan said she had "no reason to disbelieve" claims from witnesses surrounding their past experiences at Nazareth House institutions in Scotland. The nun, the…
A mother is suing holiday company Thomas Cook after claiming her daughter was abducted from a hotel kids club in Turkey. Janet Alexander took her two daughters Rose and Lois on their first trip abroad to Antalya in April. The single mother said she left Rose, aged five, at a…
Shona Robison conceded her role as health secretary in the Scottish Government had been "at times very challenging" as she quit Nicola Sturgeon's cabinet. She had taken on the role in 2016 when Ms Sturgeon, her close friend, became the First Minister. A failure to meet key NHS waiting times…
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