RESEARCH WARNS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE ON THE CUSP OF CRISIS

SOURCE – Action Mental Health A new study by Action Mental Health (AMH) in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast, has warned that substantial funding cuts to psychiatric support services in Northern Ireland is systematically failing the needs of the mentally unwell. The research, which sought the views of service users, providers and carers in regards […]
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Mental Health

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Two firms fined after metal panel hits worker

SOURCE – BBC News Two companies have been fined for health and safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries when a metal panel fell on him. The 23-year-old employee was working on a reinforced wall at McClure Farms, Coleraine on 16 November 2018 when an unsecured metal panel fell on him. The construction worker […]
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Medical Negligence

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General Election: Dozens of solicitors elected to parliament – but Gauke defeated

SOURCE – The Law Gazette By John Hyde Three solicitors were among a tranche of Conservatives to turn seemingly safe Labour seats blue, as Boris Johnson’s party secured a thumping Commons majority.  In total, over 33 solicitors were elected to parliament yesterday. But one solicitor not returning to Westminster is former justice secretary David Gauke, who […]
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Law returning unwanted Christmas Gifts

What are you legal rights regarding return of unwanted Christmas presents? Contact us to discuss refund disputes. Remember all items purchased are subject to statutory protection for the consumer under the Sale of Goods Act. Contact us to discuss your rights
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Man armed with axe attacked mother’s Belfast home, court hears

SOURCE – Belfast Telegraph By Alan Erwin A man armed with an axe attacked his mother’s home because she had gone shopping rather than offering him help, a court heard on Monday. Michael Andrade was given probation and community service for damaging a front gate and door at the house in east Belfast. The 24-year-old, of […]
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ASDA liable after shopper slipped and fell in Fermanagh cafe, court rules

SOURCE – Belfast Telegraph By Alan Erwin Asda is liable for a shopper slipping and falling in a cafe where ten other accidents occurred over a two-year period, a High Court judge ruled today. Mr Justice Maguire found the supermarket giant and a firm which operates the restaurant at its store in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh were […]
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Soldier murder accused John Downey refused bail

SOURCE – Belfast Telegraph By Alan Erwin A 67-year-old man charged with murdering two British soldiers in 1972 must remain in custody, a High Court judge has ruled. John Downey was refused bail amid fears he could flee before any trial for the car bomb attack which killed Ulster Defence Regiment members Alfred Johnston and James […]
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