Cosmetic Surgery Practitioners breaching lockdown rules to visit clients’ homes

Since the government introduced the lockdown there have been reports of cosmetic surgery practitioners have been breaching lockdown rules in order to visit their clients’ homes to give them dermal fillers and Botox injections. There are currently no rules in the UK about who can carry out the injections or what training they should have.…

Legal action taken against Celtic Football Club regarding sexual abuse allegations

Formal legal action has begun against Celtic Football Club regarding claims it failed to protect victims from sex abusers working around Celtic Boys’ Club.   Celtic declined to answer questions put forward by the Guardian in relation to the legal action but instead referred to a statement made by the club in February, where it said: “Celtic Football…

Proposed changes to the law that limit the ability to recover compensation following injury in a road traffic accident

The Ministry of Justice has decided to exclude vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians from proposed changes to the law that will limit the ability to recover compensation following injury in a road traffic accident.   Campaigners, including British Cycling, argued that it would become almost impossible for cyclists to get legal representation…

Dealing with abuse

In recent years historical abuse cases perpetrated by well-known people have hit the headlines, including Jimmy Saville, Harvey Weinstein and Prince Andrew’s friend, Jeffrey Epstein. However, historic sexual abuse cases often involve abuse over a number of years within a family, at a school, in residential care homes or the church. We have helped a…

Good SAM App

Good SAM is a community of Good Samaritans, happy to assist if they are the closest person to an emergency. They are trained in first aid and may have additional skills. Many are off duty doctors, nurses, paramedics and other members of the emergency services. If you are trained in first aid, you can download the GoodSAM Responder App. You’ll then…