Press Coverage

Hundredfamilies in the media

Cocaine addicted killer stabbed a university lecturer to death in a park just months after he was discharged from a psychiatric hospital and stopped taking his medicine
Daily Mail, 24 Oct 2017

BBC Three Counties interview – Leonard Flower Inquest
13 June 2017

BBC Radio Lincoln & BBC Look North news interviews
16 Dec 2016

Death of young boy murdered by grandfather ‘could not have been predicted or prevented’
Daily Express 16 Dec 2016

Charity claim number of attacks by people with mental health problems is being seriously underplayed
Mail on Sunday, 11 Dec 2016

Channel Five 6.30 News
18 Oct 2016

BBC Two – Victoria Derbyshire – 18 Oct 2016
At 01.47.00 in.

BBC Radio Sussex – Danny Pike – 18 Oct 2016

My husband was murdered on our doorstep. We never had the chance to settle in as a family 
Daily Telegraph, 15 Oct 2016

Biologist killed on his doorstep: authorities are accused of ‘passing the buck’
Islington Tribune, 14 Oct 2016

Interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast programme – 11 Oct 2016

‘My life stopped’: widow of academic killed in random attack speaks of loss
Guardian, 10 Oct 2016

Widow of scientist killed by psychotic knifeman days after charges are dropped demands inquiry into failings
Daily Telegraph, 10 Oct 2016

Appearances on ITN News at Ten, BBC News Channel, BBC Radio 4 PM programme, BBC Radio London – 10 Oct 2016

Tonight: Care or Crime
ITV, 15 Sept 2016

Number of people killed by mental health patients rises to one a week
Daily Mirror, 15 Sept 2016

Man admits stabbing new father Dr Jeroen Ensink in Islington
BBC News, 8 Sept 2016

Man admits doorstep killing of university lecturer
ITV News, 8 Sept 2016

Family’s anguish at diagnosis errors that led to dad’s murder
Blackpool Gazette, 20 July 2016

Ian Dollery’s family describe his killer as ‘a time bomb waiting to happen’
ITV Grenada Reports, 19 July 2016

Poundland stabbing: Trevor Joyce given life sentence for manslaughter
BBC News, 6 June 2016

Poundland killer jailed for life for stabbing man, 61, shopping for wife’s birthday party
Daily Express, 6 June 2016

South London NHS Trust criticised after psychiatric patient killed innocent pensioner two days after release
Evening Standard, 29 Apr 2015

The diagnosis debate: professional responsibility
Lancet Psychiatry, Vol. 2 January 2015

BBC Radio Merseyside – Tony Snell breakfast show
On Leslie Gadsby Independent Investigation – 17 December 2014

BBC TV interview – North West Tonight
Leslie Gadsby Inquest verdict – 24 November 2014

BBC Radio 5 Live interview
Phil Williams Programme 11 November 2014

Family of woman beheaded by mental patient blast failings in his care
Daily Telegraph, 11 November 2014

Tenerife beheading: ‘shortcomings’ in care of man who killed grandmother
Guardian, 11 November 2014

Tenerife beheading: Schizophrenic Deyan Deyanov ‘inappropriately’ diagnosed on release from psychiatric unit before killing Jennifer Mills-Westley
Wales Online, 11 November 2014

Is poor supervision for killers like Harry Street putting the public at risk?
Daily Telegraph, 07 October 2014

BBC TV interview – North West Tonight
Liverpool homicide suspect – 23 September 2014

How could 16-year-old Christina be killed on her way to school?
Sunday Telegraph, 21 Sept 2014

Tenerife killer’s Glan Clwyd Hospital care faces inquiry
BBC News – 25 Nov 2013

Manchester Health Trust failed to warn of killer’s risk
BBC News 31 Oct 2013

Comment on Fact Check: The Sun and the killer mental patients
Channel 4, 7 Oct 2013

1200 killed by mental patients – Shock 10-year toll exposed care crisis
The Sun, 7 Oct 2013

Truth about dangerous mental patients let out to kill
Andrew Gilligan, Sunday Telegraph 5 Oct 2013

Fisherman’s killer could be released ‘at any time’
Warrington Guardian, 22 August 2013

Lifting the lid on patients who kill
Lancashire Evening Post, 20 August 2013

Stats on ‘record low’ mental health homicides are only part of the picture
Community Care 05 July 2013

Mental health homicide inquiry delays ‘allow risky practice to continue’
Community Care 3 July 2013

‘It’s soul destroying. I want answers’ – son of a woman murdered by a mentally ill man
BBC Radio 5 live – Interview with Victoria Derbyshire – June 2013

Darmstädter tötet Briten (Man from Darmstadt kills a British man)
Frankfurter Rundschau. 10 Mai 2013

Bexleyheath knife murderer Nicola Edgington not the only former Oxleas patient to kill
Bexley Times. 14 March 2013

Multiple homicides by Oxleas mental health patients besides Nicola Edgington
News Shopper, 12 March 2013

Theresa May: Police must aid mental health victims
Sunday Express, 10 March, 2013

Sally Hodkin murder: NHS mental health care is a ‘Cinderella’ service
Deborah Orr, Guardian, 09 March 2013

Britain’s failing mental health system must change
Daily Telegraph 05 Mar 2013

Why was my dangerous mentally ill brother free to kill my parents?
Daily Telegraph, 20 Nov 2011

Scandal of mentally ill man who killed his father, was then released…and killed his mother
Daily Mail, 10 April 2011

Why was a drug-abusing schizophrenic left free to kill my son? And why will no one take the blame?
Daily Mail, 11 Oct 2010

Murders committed by the mentally ill ‘could be double what official figures show’
Daily Telegraph, 28 Feb 2010

The man who killed my Dad was not ‘mentally ill’ PC officials say, he was a ‘service user’
Mail on Sunday, 20 Feb 2010

 

also many ITV & BBC national and local news TV & radio interviews.

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