A new set of guidelines by the Care Quality Commission is hoping to thwart the increasing number of enquiries by families, tempted to film their relatives so they can capture the real level of care being provided within nursing homes … Read more
The Government has announced that it intends to make it a legal requirement that those working within the social, health and education sectors must disclose any cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) they encounter.
The new law will apply to … Read more
Since MPs from the Education Select Committee announced in February that the Department for Education should make it a statutory requirement of state primary school pupils to study not just PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education) but SRE (Sex … Read more
News that smoking in cars with someone under 18 present will be illegal from October 1st this year will be met with delight by those who, in their daily lives, seek to combat the effects of second hand smoke inhalation … Read more
24th February 2015
Professionals who work with mental health issues will be counting down the days until April 1st, when some much anticipated changes to the Mental Health Act 1983 are to come into force.
A revised Code of … Read more