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  • Winterbourne View

    DH launches new controls on patient restraint Subscription

    News4 April, 2014

    New guidance to stop the “outdated” and potentially “dangerous” use of physical restraint on care patients have been launched by the Department of Health.

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    Mental health nursing staff win fight over 'restraint' sackingSubscription

    News17 March, 2014

    A mental health nurse and two healthcare assistants have won a fight to clear their names after being fired over restraining a patient.

  • Charity calls for ban of 'face-down restraint'

    NHS Choices27 June, 2013

    The use of physical restraint in psychiatric hospitals has been widely reported after the publication of a report by the mental health charity MIND on the use of the practice in England.

  • Is physical restraint over-used?

    Is physical restraint over-used?Subscription

    Features24 June, 2013

    Nearly 40,000 incidents of physical restraint on mental health patients in England were recorded in one year - with more than 3,000 in the “dangerous” face-down position - according to figures released by Mind.

  • mental health

    Services failing on use of restraint, says regulatorSubscription

    News23 November, 2012

    More people with learning disabilities are being cared for in services that have failed regulatory standards on safeguarding than in services that have met them, with the use of restraint the biggest cause of concern.

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    Winterbourne View nurses jailedSubscription

    News26 October, 2012

    Two nurses who admitted wilfully neglecting patients with learning disabilities at Winterbourne View hospital have been jailed.

  • Jim Blair

    “Learning disability services must be reshaped and localised”Subscription

    Opinion21 August, 2012

    We must ensure the wrongs of Winterbourne View are righted, says Jim Blair

  • Winterbourne View

    Winterbourne View report calls for ban on physical restraintSubscription

    News7 August, 2012

    The government should consider banning the use of certain forms of restraint on patients with learning disabilities, a review into failings surrounding the abuse of patients at Winterbourne View has recommended.

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    Nurses among Winterbourne View guiltySubscription

    News6 August, 2012

    Eleven people, including two nurses, have now pleaded guilty to ill treatment of patients at Winterbourne View hospital for people with learning difficulties.

  • Care

    Living with Alzheimer's: deserving of careSubscription

    Opinion11 February, 2012

    My father loves listening to music and when I arrived to see him last weekend he was listening to Rod Stewart.

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