Monthly Archives: January 2016

Conveyancing Policies

BBC News item – A coroner has criticised the care of a mentally ill patient who died after stealing and crashing an ambulance.Michael South, 40, from York, was being transported to a mental health hospital when he took the vehicle … Continue reading

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Newport Borough Asylum

St Cadoc’s was built in 1906, and was architect Alfred J. Wood’s second asylum project, following St Luke’s in Middlesbrough.The hospital, which opened in 1906 as the Newport Borough Asylum, was built to accommodate up to 350 patients. Extensive outbuildings … Continue reading

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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted … Continue reading

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Law Commission’s proposals for a legal framework to replace the deprivation of liberty safeguards

The government feels the Law Commission’s proposals for a legal framework to replace the deprivation of liberty safeguards could be  complex and costly to deliver. The Department of Health’s response to a consultation on the proposals raised concerns that parts of the … Continue reading

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