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A leading Clinical Neuropsychologist from the University of Exeter has received a prestigious award for his work. Professor Huw Williams won the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Barbara Wilson Award – the highest UK professional award for clinical neuropsychologists.

An expert on one of the most mysterious and personal aspects of human cognition is to receive an important Society award.

Alex Schubert from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) explores the link between our mental health and what we eat

Darrell Jones is a Drug Expert Witness who has spent his time with specialist addiction doctors, psychologists, nurses, counsellors, discussion groups such as The European Chemsex Forum and speaking with men who have previously attended and hosted Chemsex parties to understand what takes place within this not so new drug enhanced sexual environment.

Article reproduced by permission of The British Psychological Society When asylum seekers arrive in the UK they may believe this signals an end to their difficulties, but the reality can be different.

It is often assumed that a children’s play area is a safe haven where no one will ever be hurt, but actually they are areas where children learn, grow and develop new skills in an area where the risk can, to some extent be managed, but never completely eliminated. Individual children develop differently, make unrealistic assessments and will at times be over confident.

by David Hills and Mary Tebb of the Dorset Orthopaedic Company

In this article, Jackie Dean, Clinical Director at N-Able Services and with over 30 years of experience in preparing Occupational Therapy and Care Reports considers the need for the Care Expert to be actively working in their area of expertise in order to advise the Court adequately. She also considers the need to explore corroborating evidence in the context of daily life and bias within the injured party and those examining them. She notes that whilst there remains the need to consider exaggeration and malingering, there should be equal consideration of understatement and subtle problems that are not immediately obvious in order to avoid under-compensation

b y Alex French of Alex French Associates Ltd

When considering the design for disabled accommodation, a building surveyor acting as an Expert Witness should have a good understanding of Approved Document M of the Building Regulations (Document M), which covers ‘access to and use of’ domestic, public and commercial dwellings for disabled people.

Luxury hotels are among the best-known brands in the world. But do you really know who you are booking with? Can you always rely on that luxury hotel brand when things go wrong and is five-star luxury all that it seems from the online marketing and glossy brochures?