Tag Archives: Family

False allegations of fabricated illness ‘ripped family apart’

Campaigners are calling for an inquiry into concerns that families have been wrongly accused of inventing or causing illnesses in their children. Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) is a rare form of abuse where parents exaggerate or cause their child’s medical condition. Families and charities claim there is a “wave of false allegations”. The Department… Read More »

'We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years' – Irish family on their shock wake-up call

Pat and Paula Twomey, and their children Ava (20), Regan (17), Ella (13) from Clane, Co Kildare ‘We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years’ – Irish family on their shock wake-up call Independent.ie An Irish family who estimate they spent over €250 on three… Read More »

Baby boy born to mother in vegetative state 'will be well cared for' by family: lawyer

Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) (AP) An attorney for the family of a woman who gave birth at a Phoenix nursing facility where she has remained in a vegetative state for nearly a decade said that the baby boy was “born into a loving family and will be well cared for.” Phoenix… Read More »