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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Malcolm Underhill
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This week, the 10 th -16 th May 2021, is Mental Health Awareness Week. This year the focus is upon #nature and particularly the restorative powers that nature has. As evidence of this evidence, the Mental Health Foundation published results showing that...

Tackling Child Sexual Abuse

Malcolm Underhill
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Go back a generation or so and you will find relatively little written about childhood sexual abuse. There was a time when these horrific crimes could be committed with impunity; the abusers facing little risk of being caught. Even if allegations of...

Do Not Forget The Children

Malcolm Underhill
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As a consequence of the murder of Sarah Everard there has been an outpouring of grief and anger. Part of that anger is directed towards politicians who have previously ignored the plight of women, failing to take steps to protect them from predatory men. The...

Delayed Medical Treatment Due to Covid-19

Malcolm Underhill
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Throughout the pandemic there has been a continuous flow of information and statistics in respect of the impact on the treatment for NHS patients. Covid 19 has forced the NHS to commit its resources to dealing with the consequences of the pandemic, meaning...

How Many Women Abuse Children?

Malcolm Underhill
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Over many years I have been pursuing men and women, to obtain child abuse compensation and justice for their victims. From my direct experience of helping those assaulted, and from a convicted sex offenders list , which I have compiled from media...

Online Child Sexual Abuse Danger

Malcolm Underhill
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I have previously reported upon the increase in the number of reports of child abuse images online, during the pandemic, although we now have further shocking figures that will cause alarm to all parents. There is very helpful advice on how to keep your...

Strangulation to become a Criminal Offence

Malcolm Underhill
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One of the terrible consequences of Covid lockdown is the reported increase in the level of domestic abuse. If there is a positive outcome to the shocking statistics that have emerged over the last year, it is the spotlight that has now been focused upon...

Can I get Compensation for Deep Fake Pornography?

Malcolm Underhill
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Much has been written about the advances in digital technology and its benefits but, perhaps, less consideration to the negatives, and to what action can be taken to stop deep fake pornography and whether compensation, financial redress, is available to...

Why Covid-19 is still causing delays with the provision of vital cancer services?

Simon Pimlott
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As Covid-19 continues to have a devastating effect on everyday life, the National Health Service (NHS) is still facing mounting challenges to their ability to provide urgent treatment unrelated to Covid-19.   Particular attention has been drawn by the...

Improvements demanded in maternity services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Malcolm Underhill
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Donna Ockenden, Chair of the Independent Maternity Review, has published her emerging findings report following a request made by the government that there be an “Independent review of the quality of investigations and implementation of their...

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