An opportunity not to be sniffed at #JusticeforLB

Dear Tim, I wanted to write to wish you luck in your new role as Chair at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. It’s no easy task, to try and turn around a Trust that has consistently flouted common sense and common decency for a couple of years now. I was pleased to hear you’d been […]

Keep reaching, keep working, keep fighting #JusticeforLB

A couple of weeks ago I watched a documentary on Barack Obama’s time as President of the USA. I was in the US when he was elected and wrote about the power of hope and optimism on my personal blog as he campaigned for re-election four years later (as Dad was dying). The documentary clearly […]

Actually, it’s not rocket science #Bubb #JusticeforLB

Last week was half term in these parts and as I was walking home from town one of the days I noticed a piece of plastic on the pavement and a small gaggle of children in the centre opposite gathered around the gate looking at it. I walked over and asked if they wanted it […]

Half-seeking Public and Patient Voice representatives?

Just before New Year a tweet half-caught my eye. This one: Having lived and breathed #JusticeforLB over the previous 12 months, including being family representative on not one, but two independent investigations, this was interesting. I’d already promised myself that I had to get back to working more in 2016. I’ve been working for myself […]

#SouthernHealth Sleazy Read response to the #Mazars report

Big week this week, after months of delay the #Mazars report into deaths at Southern Health was finally published at just gone 2pm on Thursday 17 December. You can download/read the Mazars report here and you can download/read the easy read version here. I’m not going to blog about the findings here, others have done […]

Hidden in plain sight: outing the outlier argument #Mazars

There have been many responses to the leaked #Mazars review this week, with the vast majority being a mix of horror and disbelief. There are notable exceptions though that Sara has blogged about here Doubters, deniers and belieSHers. Sara touches on the ‘outlier argument’ which is what I want to focus on in a little more detail […]