Digital copy of Letter from Dr N A G Leadbeater relating to Witness 209. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 209. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 209's statements to States of Jersey Police dated 14 April 2014 see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/20/WS000137 and C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/20/WS000138 respectively.

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September 13th 1965 - September 13th 1965

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Refers to having seen Witness 209 due to the absence of [practice] partner Dr Howard. Refers to Witness 209's home situation, and current placement, as arranged with the previous consent of her parents, which is drawing to a close. Describes home conditions, mentioning mother's alcoholism. Describes Witness 209's distress at the thought of returning home, noting that Witness 209 is in need of affection. Details Witness 209's referral to the Psychiatric Clinic [Child Guidance Clinic], under the care of Dr [Maureen J] Collins and Dr [J P F] Fogarty. Refers to suggestion Witness 209 be admitted to Haut de la Garenne as a temporary measure, and comments that Witness 209 would benefit more from living in a family atmosphere.


Children's Services
Child Guidance Clinic
Haut de la Garenne
Leadbeater, N A G, Dr
Fogarty, J P F, Dr
Collins, Maureen J, Dr
Tilbrook, Colin
Howard, Dr


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