Diocesan home ‘drugged hundreds’
Posted: 08 Apr 2009 @ 00:00
STAFF at a children’s home run under Rochester diocesan auspices in Gravesend, Kent, who gave large amounts of tranquillisers and other drugs to teenage girls, were acting under the orders of a psychiatrist, a former member of staff told the BBC this week. The site is no longer a children’s home.
Claims that the drugs were administered to hundreds of girls at Kendall House in the 1970s and 1980s and may have caused birth defects emerged on Radio 4’s Today programme on ...
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