NHS loses track of children’s jabs

By Simeon Brody and Clare Jerrom

NHS loses track of children’s jabs

Thousands of children could be at risk after missing crucial vaccinations because of glitches in a new health service computer system.

Source:- The Daily Telegraph, Friday 7 July 2006, page 1
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School driver sent girl beheading video

A school bus driver was facing a jail sentence yesterday after he sent a 12-year-old girl a mobile phone video message showing a soldier being beheaded.

Source:- The Daily Telegraph, Friday 7 July 2006, page 10
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Single-sex classes for boys criticised

An experiment in teaching boys separately in mixed schools is in danger of worsening behaviour by reinforcing the “laddish culture” schools were trying to overcome, research by London University’s Social Science Research Unit found.

Source:- The Independent, Friday 7 July 2006, page 17                              


Police called in over care home resident’s death

Police have launched an investigation into the treatment of elderly residents at Southfield Manor care home in Styal, Cheshire, following the death of a 92-year-old man.

Source:- Daily Mail, Friday 7 July 2006, page 41


Welsh news


Accident deaths ‘more common among poor children’

Children from poor families are 13 times more likely to die from accidents than children from better off families, research out today finds.

The study of children in England and Wales found children from poor backgrounds were at far greater risk of being killed in circumstances such as road accicents and house fires than those whose parents are in professional roles.

Source:- IC Wales  Friday 7 July
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