Tag: mismanagement

Only £5000..? That’s Restraint!

A business management student who pretended to be a Grenfell Tower victim’s son to get £5,000 and free hotel stays was jailed for 18 months today. Mohammad Gamoota, 31, claimed he was living with his father on the 24th floor…

The Slowly Grinding Wheels Of Justice…

Linda Fraser, who works for Bristol city council, could be struck off if the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) concludes that her fitness to practise has been impaired by her conduct. Only ‘could‘…? Fraser, a senior social worker, was…

What You Think You’re Paying For….

…vs what they’ll spend your donation on. Giving money to children’s charity ‘Childline’? Awwww, go on, you know you want to! Those heartrending adverts about abused and neglected kiddiewinks, starved and brutalised by their caregivers, frightened by clowns and…. Wait.…

So, What ‘Diminishes The Responsibility’…

Prosecutor Duncan Atkinson QC said Nandap had been “extensively” assessed by psychiatrists, and after consultation with Dr Ensink’s widow and family the manslaughter had been accepted. “The psychiatric opinion is clear, cogent and unanimous – there was abnormality of mental…

OK, Brian, Over To You…

Brian Dow, the director of external affairs at the charity Rethink Mental Illness, recognised that officers “had to take tough and quick decisions in highly pressurised circumstances”. But he said: “These people are unwell and will already be in great…

“What Are You Rebelling Against?”

“Skateboarder stoppers, man…” A battle of wills is being played out on Bristol’s ledges and benches. Skatestoppers – or “skater-haters”, as they are sometimes called – are metallic knobs attached to a city’s street furniture to prevent skateboarders from using…

Tell Us Again How The NHS Is Short Of Money..

Mental healthcare specialists missed five opportunities to complete suicide risk assessments on an 18-year-old girl in the three months before she was fatally hit by a train, an inquest heard today. Oh, goodness! Must be those ‘lack of resources’ we’re…