Tag Archives: children

Why scarlet fever is making a comeback

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/scarlet-fever-victorian-diseases-returning-uk/ Antibiotics halted its spread last century, but now the disease is back with a vengeance. Lois Rogers looks at what’s causing the spike When Sarah Allen took her sickly, feverish toddler to the doctor, his red rash, high temperature and strangely coated tongue were dismissed as a virus that happened to coincide with a […]

Doctors errors help jail parents

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/doctors-errors-help-jail-eds-parents-3f8zrdnwc Parents who have been jailed, or had their children taken away, might be the innocent victims of doctors failing to diagnose a little-known medical condition that causes joints to dislocate easily and abnormal bleeding and bruising. A lawyer who successfully campaigned for the release of mothers wrongly imprisoned for murdering their babies, including the […]

Freed paedophile gets job as teacher

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/freed-paedophile-julien-bertrand-gets-job-as-teacher-ck27rqbls A paedophile teacher who worked at English private schools before he was jailed found work at a new school after his release and immediately started preying on a young boy again. Julien Bertrand, 37, from Nanterre in western Paris but educated in England, was sentenced to six years in prison in 2006 after he […]