Justice for Families

Emily Dugan: The Times

I am proud to have played a part in the excellent Times campaign which has covered:

  • exaggeration of risk in bruised babies
  • misdiagnosis of fractures
  • babies unnecessarily taken into care
  • high use of care orders in Wales
  • rapid increase in investigations
  • rapid increase in parents falsely accused of harming their children
  • administrative delays harming children
  • trauma of groundless investigations
  • oppressive family court privacy

The campaign has already been instrumental in changing local authority policies and being the stimulus for a national review of policies on bruising