Heard versus Depp: What does this case tell us about domestic abuse?

By |2022-06-09T12:27:36+01:00June 9th, 2022|Opinion, Safeguarding|

Domestic abuse isn’t something that occupies a great deal of time in the headlines, in print or broadcast media. However, that doesn’t apply to the Depp vs Heard case. These are not criminal proceedings; each of them brought civil actions ...read more

People with disabilities who have incredible abilities

By |2022-06-07T16:16:24+01:00December 10th, 2021|Miscellaneous, Safeguarding|

In 1992, the United Nations declared December 3rd as the International Day of People with Disabilities. A day of celebration, acknowledging the rich diversity of disabled people throughout the world. The etymology of the word ‘disability’ can be traced back ...read more

Black Lives Matter: How do we safeguard against racism?

By |2021-03-29T11:19:42+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Safeguarding|

I have been a safeguarding lead for fifteen years, the first ten of those in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire. Leeds has a large Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population. The NHS Trust I worked for took diversity ...read more

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