Aberdeen care home service praised by inspectors

17 October 2019 – Press & Journal Archway’s 31 Two Mile Cross facility in Kaimhill was subject to an unannounced

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Woman with severe learning disabilities to have abortion, judge rules

11 October 2019 – Guardian A judge has granted permission for doctors to perform an abortion on a woman with

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NHS vows to stop locking up autistic children

11 October 2019 – Times NHS England has committed to make radical changes within 18 months, including a pledge not

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Stroud learning disability support service receives ‘Good’ inspection rating

10 October 2019 – Stroud News A service providing for people with learning disabilities in Stroud received a ‘Good’ rating

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NHS taskforce aimed at young people’s mental health, learning disability and autism care

10 October 2019 – NHE NHS Chief Simon Stevens announced on 10.10.2019 the planned setting up of a new taskforce

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New mortality indicator published on people with learning disabilities

27 September 2019 – NHS Digital Indicator measuring the national and local standardised mortality ratio of the learning disabilities population.

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Darlington independent hospital placed into special measures

25 September 2019 – CQC Cygnet Newbus Grange, in Darlington, is an independent hospital operated by Cygnet (OE) Limited and

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Somerset adult learning disabilities tribunal settled

21 September 2019 – BBC News Somerset County Council has agreed to pay Unison £674,000 after a legal challenge over

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Two Cumbrian NHS Trusts approved for merger

20 September 2019 – NHE Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust (NCUH) have

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Action on Disability: The Right to Independent Living

19 September 2019 – Gov.Wales The ‘Action on Disability: The Right to Independent Living’ framework was officially launched by the

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