|Prof Fiona McQueen|
Strapline: Mental Health Nurse training programmes: involving survivor voices
Dear FionaI am writing to you again with a topic that I think is important, the involvement of survivor voices in Scottish MH Nurse training programmes.
The abusive treatment of my son by Stratheden IPCU MH Nurses in February 2012 impacted on my involvement in nurse training. This is understandable. We exposed, whistleblowed, about the locked seclusion room with no toilet, light, drinking water, the fact that my son was left for hours unobserved. I made an FOI request for observation reports, there were none, according to then General (Nurse) Manager Bob McLean, now retired. My son had to defecate on the floor of the cell, then when still no-one came he did a dirty protest which, together with the bare feet and underpants move from Lomond Ward by Porters, led to my "winning" the Ombudsman complaint against NHS Fife.
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