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New teachers to be trained in early signs of mental ill health

New plans to prevent mental health problems include providing every new teacher in England with training in how to spot the early warning signs of mental ill health. The plan was unveiled by Theresa May, who is using her last days in office to focus on key domestic issues and named prevention and early intervention […]


HSE investigates James Bond following explosions on set

Production on the next James Bond film has been halted after a health and safety investigation was launched. It’s understood that investigators from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are looking into health and safety measures on Bond 25 after three explosions tore through the set at London’s Pinewood Studios this month, with one crew […]


Firm fined £5m after ‘entirely preventable’ oil explosion claimed 4 lives

Valero Energy UK Ltd has been fined £5 million after four workers were killed and another seriously injured in an “entirely preventable” oil explosion. Dennis Riley, 52, Robert Broome, 48, Andrew Jenkins, 33, and Julie Jones, 54, all tragically lost their lives after a storage tank exploded at an oil refinery in Pembrokeshire in June […]


Childline counsels 6,000 children struggling with gender and sexual identity

Childline has revealed that it counselled over 6,000 children and young people who were struggling with their gender and sexual identity last year. The national charity helpline has carried out 6,014 counselling sessions with children regarding the issue in the past 12 months – equating to an average of 16 each day. Young teenagers struggling […]


CQC shares good practice for medicines in health and social care

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a new report to share lessons and good practice for managing medicines in health and social care. The care watchdog used qualitative and quantitative analysis of over 200 inspection reports of NHS and independent providers where they knew that medicines-related issues existed, as well as 100 enforcement notices […]


HSE issues safety warnings to schools following concerns

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued safety warnings and information for schools after “significant concerns” were raised. Britain’s health and safety watchdog has revealed that recent targeted inspections to assess how well schools are controlling risks to pupils from vehicle movements at the end of the school day identified significant concerns, with enforcement […]


NSPCC reveals rise in race hate crimes against children

An NSPCC investigation has found that race hate crimes against children have reached a 3-year high. The national children’s charity says that their confidential helpline, Childline, has been contacted by thousands of children who have been targeted with bullying and abuse because of how they looked, with many reporting that they have been told to […]


Whorlton Hall “warning bells” were ignored, former inspector claims

A former Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspector claims that a report into Whorlton Hall which raised “warning bells” went unpublished and ignored. Barry Stanley-Wilkinson alleges that he wrote an inspection report on Whorlton Hall in 2015 – four years before BBC Panorama revealed the alleged abuse of patients there – which raised concerns about the […]


CQC review of restraint finds system is ‘not fit for purpose’

A Care Quality Commission (CQC) review of restraint, segregation and prolonged seclusion in the health and care sector has suggested that the system is “not fit for purpose.” Released this week, the interim review into the use of restraint, segregation and prolonged seclusion for people with a mental health problem, learning disability or autism said […]


Mental health at work still a taboo subject for 80% of workers

Mental health at work remains a taboo subject in Britain, with 4 in 5 workers admitting that they wouldn’t discuss mental health problems with their manager. In a recent survey published by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), respondents explained that they would remain tight-lipped about any mental health problems at work out […]


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We would like to take the opportunity on behalf of our fostering agency to thank you and especially your trainer for delivering an excellent, highly professional and concise training course to our foster carers. We did enjoy the day and we would like to have this trainer as our tutor in any future training courses.

Agency Manager - Foster Care Agency – Worcester   
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