Parents facing 'unfair child abuse claims' over bruising

Parents facing 'unfair child abuse claims' over bruising
 

Parents are being investigated for possible child abuse because of the misinterpretation of guidelines on bruising in babies, it's claimed.
Official guidelines from health watchdog NICE for hospital workers suggest such bruising is very uncommon.
University of Central Lancashire research suggested the guidelines mean social services are investigating parents too often.
Its research said more than a quarter of babies are bruised accidentally.
One mother had her baby removed from her care for a year by social services, until its bruising was found to have been caused by a medical condition.... read more

 
24 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 68
Source: BBC
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