When foxes are running the hen house at taxpayers expense to boot, the trail of corruption leads right back to stealth privatisation of social care and health and commodification of the vulnerable by greedy politicians. Bevan would be spinning in his grave! Time for an objectively independent public inquiry not a cover-up.
By Dr Minh Alexander, NHS whistleblower and former consultant psychiatrist, 20 June 2019
| Summary: Newbus Grange is another former Castlebeck-Danshell learning disability facility, which CQC inexplicably gave a pass despite staff convictions for abuse against patients and other matters.
The former deputy manager of Newbus became the manager of Whorlton Hall in 2017.
Following recent exposure of serious abuse against patients at Whorlton Hall by BBC Panorama, the police arrested ten members of staff.
A CQC cover up about Whorlton Hall has been exposed by Barry Stanley-Wilkinson, CQC whistleblower and former lead inspector.
According to Darlington, Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees CCGs minutes of May 2019 there is also emerging serious Safeguarding concern about alleged physical abuse at ‘Outstanding’ Newbus Grange.
The CQC is a dangerous organisation which needs to abolished. Barbara Keeley Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Social Care has called for a properly independent inquiry…
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