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Getting the Right Help After a Road Traffic Accident

There seems to be a trend in the popular media for stigmatising those who make a claim for compensation after an accident on the road. This unhelpful and uniformed attitude does not take into account the difficulties faced by someone who has been injured as a result of a road traffic accident. (more…)

The Importance of Health and Safety

We’ve all heard of Health and Safety; it’s something that everyone, whether they’re an employee, employer or self-employed, knows the basic of at the very least. However, not many people know what Health and Safety involves, or what they as employees are to expect from their employers. (more…)

Care Home Support Workers Jailed

A Panorama investigation into cases of care home negligence at Winterbourne View care home has seen six care home support workers jailed. A total of 38 charges of abuse and neglect were admitted by the 11 care workers arrested, where patients suffered serious negligence and abuse at the hands of the people that were supposed to have cared for them.

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Head Injuries Linked to Soldiers with PTSD

Findings of a study carried out on war veterans suggest minor brain injuries suffered by army personnel whilst on a tour of duty may contribute to them developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other psychological conditions. (more…)

Army personnel more likely to develop PTSD than those in the Navy or RAF

A government report has recognised that those men and women serving with the Army or Marines are far more likely to develop psychological illnesses such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) compared with those serving in the RAF or Navy. (more…)

Treatment for PTSD sufferers is inadequate says top psychologist

Awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is improving in the UK but one of the country’s top psychologists argues those suffering from PTSD are still not receiving the treatment they need. (more…)

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