Sunday, 4 September 2011

11-year old child in KGV sex and drug ordeal

GIBRALTAR (Panorama) It was revealed yesterday that an 11-year old child taken into care by the Social Services Agency ended up in an acute psychiatric adult ward at KGV where most patients are suffering from a range of serious psychiatric conditions. A Consultant Psychiatrist said the child was suffering from a conduct disorder - naughty behaviour, in lay terms - but not from mental illness. Besides, the hospital had a policy of not admitting under 16-year olds. So what was this vulnerable child doing there, apart from being arproached and made sexual proposals by a patient and kicked by another, and found in a bathroom with a patient who was half naked "and we suspect cannabis was being used." (Read the full story on Panorama)

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