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Fwd: Steve Norman's letter to all councillors

Dear Councillor, I have no doubt that by now you are aware of the story on the BBC Bristol News web site: ‘Failings Uncovered At Four Bristol Care Homes’and the documentary aired this evening on ‘Inside Out West’ The company … Continue reading

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Fwd: Mr Steve Norman`s letter; reply

Dear colleagues You will probably be aware of a report on BBC’s Inside Out programme last night which highlighted recent failings at a number of residential care homes in Bristol run by Mimosa. Care is graded by the Commission for … Continue reading

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"They will not get a brass farthing"

The Steve Norman “come on and take me to court then” story appears in today’s Evening Cancer. A couple of passages are worth further analysis: Police, social services and the watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CSCI) investigated earlier this year … Continue reading

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McNamara: "I know nothing"

I’ve come across some self-serving, backsliding, cowardly tosh from senior officers at Bristol City Council in my time but Stephen McNamara’s response to Steve Norman’s recent invitation to take him to court takes the biscuit: “I do not know anything … Continue reading

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McNamara: "Come on if yer 'ard enough"

It’s getting just like the old days. Who can forget that fine June of 2005 when our city’s esteemed wig-wearer -in-Chief, Stephen McNamara decided to take action after the Campaign to Save Daycare in Bristol paraded 10ft-high placards through the … Continue reading

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Bristol's grand censor-in-chief

I see our old friend Steve Norman’s asking a question of  leader “Call me ma’m” Janke tomorrow at cabinet about Mimosa Healthcare and the morbidly dangerous levels of care they provide on her behalf to our city’s elderly people. I … Continue reading

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"The Angel of Death"

The Lib Dem Clifton Thicky duo of Babs “Call me ma’m” Janke and her even more ridiculous Cabinet Member for Care and Neighbourhoods, Bev Knott, have truly excelled themselves with this one. Can it only be a month ago that … Continue reading

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Mimosa meltdown?

The Mimosa Healthcare Group who run Kingsmead Lodge Nursing Home have now twice been invited by the Evening Cancer to comment on the major allegations of abuse going on in their home. Here’s the organisation’s formal responses so far: Mimosa … Continue reading

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Kingsmead Lodge: the allegations begin …

Bit of a hoo-ha down at the Counts Louse this afternoon, I’m told, over this public forum statement to the Health Scrutiny Commission about the Kingsmead Lodge Nursing Home abuse scandal (Blogger passim). It seems that our dearest of dear … Continue reading

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From the comments …

by Steven Norman November 28, 2009 at 5:26 pm I believe that Bristol City Council should issue court proceedings for recovery of this outstanding money. At this moment in time it is public money that has been paid to one … Continue reading

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