Transforming LEDER

Earlier this week I received an email from someone who’s job title is ‘National Transformation Lead for LeDeR’. This was a bit of a surprise, imagine a programme that’s only 6yrs old requiring a ‘national transformation lead’. It’s such an NHS response to things. Invent a programme, poorly resource it, put in poor leadership at […]

2018 Update

It’s 9 months since I returned from Phase 1 of my WCMT travels visiting Australia and New Zealand and I’m preparing for the start of Phase 2 in Canada. This post will capture a few of the developments in the UK in the last year. I’ve live tweeted two more inquests of learning disabled. Richard […]

Profound injustice #LEDER #FestABLE

Anyone who has seen me, spoken to me, or tweeted with me since the interim LEDER report was published has had to listen to me raging about the utterly demoralising contents. I’ve yet to actually take my needle to canvas to stitch the new and (not in the slightest improve) premature mortality statistics. Instead of […]

When is a world first not a world first?

When its Tory propaganda of course. On Tuesday I was watching Parliament health and social care questions and was interested to see my local MP, Kevin Foster, ask some fairly anodyne question about social media and children’s mental health. I didn’t really think much of it, other than I was pleased to see he was […]

Record of Inquest – Danny Tozer

Danny’s parents have shared the final record of inquest from @TozerInquest with me and requested that I share it. It’s here (or click on the image below, both will open the full record document in a new window), complete with spelling error of where Danny was born. The document records Danny’s cause of death as: 1a) […]

La Danse Macabre #LEDER #TozerInquest

This is a guest blog post written by Rosie Tozer: Why am I experiencing early symptoms of a panic attack as I read the LeDeR report and the commentary? (and many thanks to all the wonderful supportive people who have continued to mention Danny in their comments and their blogs. But for now a week […]