News round-up: Health workers failed murdered baby

     

    30 health workers failed to spot murdered baby’s plight
    A baby girl who was murdered by her father had been seen by 30 health care workers, yet none of them realised she was at risk, a report has found.
    Read more on this story in The Guardian today

    Tuition fees favour the rich – new study
    Teenagers from poorer families are turning their backs on a university education because of fears they will be saddled with thousands of pounds of debt, new research shows.
    Read more on this story in The Guardian today

    Whitehall blunder gives the wrong Newcastle £2.8m
    The government office in charge of local councils was struggling yesterday to explain how grants totalling £2.8m have been paid by mistake to Newcastle-under-Lyme instead of Newcastle upon Tyne.
    Read more on this story in The Guardian today

    Fear factor leading teenagers to carry weapons, says report
    Teenagers are increasingly arming themselves with weapons to protect themselves against attacks in the street, according to a report by a leading children’s rights advocate.
    Read more on this story in The Guardian today

    Unwed mother abandoned her two babies to avoid bringing shame on family
    A mother who dumped two babies because she could not bear the family “shame” of giving birth out of wedlock yesterday admitted child cruelty.
    Read more on this story in The Times today

    Quicker care cases
    The Ministry of Justice has issued guidance designed to cut delays in care hearings in the family courts.
    Read more on this story in The Times

    Scope finance manager admits stealing £150,000
    A finance manager for Scope, a national charity used stolen donations to rent a flat in one of Britain’s most exclusive enclaves.
    Read more on this story in The Times today


    Married prison psychologist fell pregnant after affair with mentally-ill inmate
    A married psychologist is about to have a baby by a mentally-ill prisoner after one-to-one therapy sessions, a court heard yesterday.
    Read more on this story in The Daily Mail today


     

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