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On the programme tonight: The first details from a damning
report into NHS services on the Isle of Wight.
It claims patients were put at risk, and staff were
They've got to get rid of these ridiculously expensive management
It's an insult to anyone with a brain.
No deal - as unions reject the latest attempt to bring
the Southern Rail drivers dispute to an end.
A year since she was jailed in Iran - how Nazanin's friends and family
are staying optimistic by planning for her release.
People send in their ideas, if they had one day of freedom, what
One of the most remarkable finds ever, as the Antiques Roadshow
It has been revealed tonight that some patients being cared
for by the NHS on the Isle of Wight are at actual risk of harm
and the country's top health inspector has recommended
that the whole trust be placed into so-called special measures .
The Care Quality Commission is due to publish the findings
of its latest inspection next week, but South Today has seen a draft
letter from the Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Professor Sir Mike
The letter gives key details of the CQC investigation.
It shows that patients were "at risk of harm".
Some staff said they were "over-worked, bullied and harassed".
Targets were missed and there was poor leadership from the board.
In fact, the overall rating for the trust was "inadequate" -
Our Health correspondent David Fenton is live for us tonight
I have seen a lot of these reports over the years and this one is one
of the dairy, very worst. It paints a picture of an organisation that is
out of control, in the sense that no one seemed to be getting a grip on
the things that were going wrong and there was a lot that was going
wrong. Perhaps it is no surprise that the chief executive here
resigned last week. She may not be the last.
Patient at risk of harm, staff dissolution of them believed, boss
is inadequate. How much worse could it be? They have got to get rid of
these ridiculously expensive management consultants. It is an
insult to anyone with a brain when they start talking about how they
have brought in so-and-so for two days a month and they were being
paid this that and the other. It is an insult. That Conan is an insult
to that NHS. How much was spent on to that NHS. How much was spent on
it? I don't know. It represents a merry's hospital perfectly. They
deserve non-functioning body coloured cool nights non-functioning
hospital. 140,000 people relying on the island's health service. It is
hard not to think they have been let down. Mental health care was a
particular problem. There has been a lack of trust all the way round. Has
anybody, you want to be listened to. Unfortunately, there are times when
you don't get listened to and it is those times when you are looking for
other avenues to go down. This is a difficult time for a trust with the
whole leadership from the board down and a slate. Today, the acting chief
executive apologised and Things need to change here and they
will. How soon and in what way we will know next week.
One important thing to say is I have been here all day and patients have
been going in and coming out. Some of them have been getting very good
care. The staff are one of the few good points mentioned in this
report. I think what we have really seen here is a failure of
leadership. If this trust does go into special measures, as seems
likely, what will happen is they will probably send a team in here to
start turning things round and make the changes that are desperately
the changes that are desperately needed.
Tim Gardner is a Sussex-based Senior Policy Fellow at the independent
I spoke to him, earlier this afternoon from our London newsroom
and I started by asking him what exactly special measures
Hospital trusts are placed in special measures when there have
been serious failures in the quality of care and there are concerns
that the hospital will need extra support in order to be able
Does it mean that management will be replaced?
So, there are various things that happen as part of a trust
One is that there will be an external review of wether
the trust has the right people with the right skills in place
But there will be other things, as well.
That includes agreeing a plan to try and remedy some of the problems that
have been identified by the Care Quality Commission.
There will be an independent director appointed to oversee
The trust will quite often be partnered up with a neighbouring
trust to provide help, advice and support.
And then, within about 12 months, the Care Quality Commission
will come back and we inspect the trust to see what
And, crucially, will patients notice notice any difference?
Some trusts come out very, very quickly.
So Wexham Park Hospital in Slough was able to leave special measures
very quickly after it was taken over by neighbouring Frimley Park.
But there are other trusts at the other end of the spectrum
Only recently, North Cumbria Hospitals came out of special
measures after four years in the regime.
Of course, the Isle of Wight is an island.
Does it have peculiar circumstances that make this even more difficult?
The Isle of Wight is absolutely unique within England in that it
runs a full range of hospital services and it's completely
So, it will be really interesting to see how
the Care Quality Commission and others respond to this and help
the trust make the improvements that it needs for its patients.
Tim Gardner, from the Health Foundation, thanks
Next, the Southern Railway dispute took a new twist this afternoon,
when members of ASLEF ignored the advice of their own union
leaders and rejected a deal aimed at ending the long-running dispute.
That's the second time in two months.
A separate strike, by the RMT union, will take place this Saturday.
Our Transport correspondent Paul Clifton is at
Paul, this ASLEF ballot was expected to be close,
For train drivers to reject a deal worked out by their own union
To reject their own union's deal twice is unprecedented.
The drivers are clearly more militant than expected,
Members voted 372 votes to 346 against a deal.
That's a rejection by 51.8%, on a 75% turnout.
The bottom line is that drivers are not willing to accept a deal
in which more trains would run without a second member of staff.
After the first vote failed, the two sides spent three weeks talking.
The result - a deal which ASLEF said was the best possible.
Trains would normally carry a second safety-trained member of staff,
For example, when an on-board supervisor becomes ill at short
notice or arrives late on duty, or when an on-board supervisor
is affected by disruption or leaves the train to cope with a passenger.
There were also some improvements to older camera systems used
Their union will now go back to the company for more talks.
Southern called the decision "hugely disappointing."
Meanwhile, a second, much longer, dispute involving
Conductors will take a 32nd day of strike action on Saturday.
The RMT will meet Southern tomorrow morning.
But all previous talks have ended in failure and the RMT
will see today's result as strengthening its opposition
The conductors have been striking for a year now,
but Southern manages to run 90% of services on strike days.
Now, when did you last drive over a pothole?
Official figures from local councils reveal that,
in England and Wales, one in six roads is in such a bad
state and needs major repairs within five years.
In Reading, neighbourhood officers walk the town s roads,
But what's seen as an effective reporting system is set to change
and that's got motoring groups pretty frustrated.
One minute you're on a good bit of road and you can have your heads
up and be looking at all the traffic around you, and the next minute
you are really navigating some quite bad undulations and potholes.
For Andrew Slater, riding around Reading on his motorbike can be
Motorcyclists and cyclists are the most vulnerable road users
in the urban environment and the longer we take looking down
at the road surface rather than up and around at all the other hazards,
the more likely it is that we are going to come into conflict
Well, roads like this one in Reading are checked regularly
for everyday wear and tear, but under new plans,
A-roads will go from being inspected every month to every three months
and B-roads from every three months to every six months.
The council say their hands are tied because of cuts to their funding
If anything, we have been perhaps overly inspecting roads,
but nonetheless, I can understand public concern.
The council shares concerns about the very substantial
reductions in highway maintenance that we have suffered
at the hands of cuts in government grant,
but the good news is that the council is also spending
the Government's potholes money more effectively than the
The Government allows ?53 per pothole filled,
we are doing it for ?43 because we are using
And even the mention of the word 'pothole' is enough to get most
In France, when you drive on the road you don't feel the road.
When you drive in Great Britain, it's like to be on the sea.
All the millions people are spending on Road Tax and it doesn't
seem to be going back into the road network.
Well, at the moment, the potholes are awful.
In fact, only yesterday I was driving at New Lane Hill
and a new one has arrived and it is huge!
And the car crashed down and I thought my tyre
was actually going to be broke, it was so bad.
As Andrew gets back on his bike, Reading Borough Council will decide
if they are going to drive ahead with their plans at
Lots of you have contacted us on Facebook with your frustrations.
Claire Osborne from Winchester says: "The road I live on is awful!
We've had potholes down our road since the beginning of the year.
One day three cars were parked up on the bank with flat tyres!!
Graham Curtis says: "There is a road near me where they repair
It would be cheaper in the long run if it was properly resurfaced".
Diane Johnson says "Someone in Andover has started to plant
Coming up later in the programme: One of the most remarkable finds
ever, as the Antiques Roadshow rolls into Reading.
Anything, really, from the same century as him about him
A court has heard how a six-year-old Weymouth girl woke her parents
to tell them there was a man in her bed.
It's claimed the intruder has sexually assaulted her.
The child's step-father initially thought she had
Moments later, he discovered the man asleep in the girl's room.
Jervaise Kevin Jones, who is 25, denies sexual assault.
The prosecution told the jury day at Bournemouth Crown Court that
Jervaise Kevin Jones broke into her house in Weymouth through our
kitchen window. He then went upstairs when he allegedly sexually
assaulted as six-year-old girl who was asleep in bed. Giving Eddie and
is -- giving evidence by video link said she could not remember some of
the details of what had happened. The defence barrister as who had
taken off her pyjamas. She replied, the man. He undid my zip. Ask that
the man had assaulted her, she replied, yes. Mr Robinson said the
man said he was just asleep in your bed. Is that the truth? Known,
replied the girl. The jury was told that after the alleged assault the
girl went into the room of her parents and said there was a man in
her bed and explain to her mother what he had done. The girl's
stepladder then discovered Jervaise Jones asleep in the girl's bed naked
from the waist down. The police were called and Jervaise Jones was
arrested. Jervaise Jones has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a
child and he denies trespassing with intent to commit a sexual offence.
The trial is expected to last three days.
A year ago today, Hampshire-based mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was
The charity worker was later handed a five-year prison sentence
after being accused of plotting to topple the Iranian government.
Her family maintain she's innocent and has held an event focusing
on the life she can look forward to, if and when's she's released.
"My fondest dream has always been to arrive at our home,
you ask me if I want to have a cup of tea and then make me one and I'd
That's the image I most had when I was sitting
The words of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, sent
It's now 365 days since she was detained while trying
to leave for home at the end of a visit to see her parents.
For Richard Ratcliffe, the memory of that day is all too vivid.
I got a phone call to say, "Do go to the airport",
I got a phone call to say, "Do not go to the airport",
because I was due to go and pick her up at Gatwick.
I was all disorientated and slightly groggy and couldn't understand it.
And, obviously, that first sort of week or so of understanding
what was going on and where she was and...
We never thought we would still be here, a full year.
Over the next two weeks, the family of Nazanin want people
to tie yellow ribbons like this to trees in their local park,
along with ideas of how to spend one day of freedom.
We've always felt as a family that publicity is the way forward here.
It's the publicity and the worldwide concern for Nazanin and the child,
as well as Richard, will get her home.
But the Ratcliffes feel that more could be done by the authorities
I want to scream at the Government and say, "Look,
We just want people to live in freedom.
The Foreign Office says it continues to reassert strong concerns
about duel British-Iranian prisoners in Iran at the highest levels
In the meantime, Nazanin's family in the UK hope their yellow ribbons
can help cut through the legal red tape and see her returned home.
That is a story we will continue to follow. Tony Husband has joined us
on the sofa. You were at Brighton on the weekend.
Yes, and at this stage of the season it is not about the style, it is
just about winning. It was a weekend where
the Premier League dream moved a step closer,
particularly for Brighton Reading remain in the mix too -
both sides secured crucial victories and in both cases one
goal was enough. Now pushed wide. First-time cross.
Inform Murray! What a delightful finish from Albion's top scorer!
Here is the truth. He smashes a right footed. Unfortunate for the
leads, but he thrashes it into the back of their net from 18 yards out
to make it 1-0 two Reading. Both Brighton and Reading
play at home tomorrow. Brighton's position is strengthened
by Huddersfield losing to a late Reading's win moved them
above Leeds in the table. So we turn to the rest
of the weekend football. Bad luck to Oxford,
who were beaten at Wembley No slip-ups for Portsmouth
in League Two, but that wasn't Let's start at St Mary's
in the Premier League. Southampton and Bournemouth but had
chances to win their south coast clash on Saturday night, bad
finishing and bad luck played their part. Southampton shaved the post in
the first-half. The visitors threatened in the second half. This
glorious chance was spurned. Bournemouth missed two penalties in
the recent game against West Ham, surely they couldn't miss a third in
succession? He lost his footing. There was still time for Adam Smith
to hit a post, but Eddie Howe's Oldroyd at St Mary is continues. His
standing foot slipped. We accept this point. Portsmouth won their
tenth away game of the season against Hartlepool. Stevens's cross
was blasted home by Naismith. Naismith then turned provider for
the second from Gary Roberts. Swindon managed to win again in the
one. To wins in a road keep their of avoiding the drop live. In a
frenetic finish featuring two red cards and late goals, Dean
Bloomington helped the MK Dons to a 3-2 win against Gillingham.
In the non-league, Aldershot won their fourth consecutive
game ? they are firmly in the play-off pack.
Switching codes now, London Irish may well be set
for the end of season play-offs after a strong campaign
in the Championship, but they are out of the British
They lost their semi-final at Reading's Madejski Stadium
yesterday 25-17 against the same Jersey side which inflicted a rare
Kieran Hurn's try and a penalty looked set to hand them a win,
but a late Jersey touchdown from hooker Nick Selway gave
I thought the boys showed so much character out there.
they were our two themes from last week to this week.
There were just a few other areas of the game which perhaps didn't
go our way and we will have to definitely fix those
Michael Carberry marked his return to Hampshire cricket with a century
in the Championship warm-up match against Cardiff University
He received a standing ovation from the crowd.
It's his first first class match for the county since having surgery
Elsewhere this weekend, Surrey Scorchers are hanging
onto a play off place in basketball's BBL.
by the likely league champion, Leicester Riders,
The final score, Scorchers 71, Riders 85.
Meanwhile, in the National League play-off quarter-finals,
Solent Kestrels did a double over Reading Rockets.
On Saturday, the women's team won 72-58 in Southampton.
Then the men went to Reading on Sunday and produced
Poole rider Sam Sunderland enjoyed a stage win
in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, with a three second advantage
over his nearest rival as they move out into the dunes.
Do Reading stand any chance of automatic promotion? I think it will
be between Newcastle and Brighton, it depends which way. The changes --
it changes almost every game. Play-offs don't tend to bring good
history, but we will see. Now, are you a regular viewer
of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow? This weekend's programme was filmed
at Caversham Park in Berkshire and yielded one of the most
remarkable Shakespeare-related finds It's minute - a notebook full
of extracts from the Bard's work, painstakingly written by hand
hundreds of years ago, when his As Nikki Mitchell reports,
the remarkable treasure was Until my mother had died I had never
seen it before. As you can see, it is absolutely tiny. From what I am
told I think it was written about 1650, so only 30 or 40 years since
the death of Shakespeare. John had no idea just how old is handwritten
family hand-me-down was until he brought it to the Antiques road
show's experts here at Caversham Park. I opened it up and I saw
Shakespeare, comedies and tragedies. He is copying by quotes from various
Shakespeare plays. This is incredible. So how did this tiny
treasure" John's family? His ancestors lived here at Caversham
Court whether names are remembered in a memorial timeline. My five-time
great-grandfather was a traveller and antiquarian. He amassed a vast
library of 2500 volumes. I think this little book that must've been
amongst his collection of books and somehow has all these years. When I
heard that the BBC was doing the Antiques road show at Caversham Park
I couldn't resist the temptation. I would love to be shorn to scholars
and have a transcription because I just can't read it. When the value
to scholarship is this great the commercial value has to be great. At
auction, this could easily make upwards of ?30,000. Really? But such
a small item. The best things come in small packages!
You can watch that the addition of the Antiques road show on BBC
iPlayer. This is more like it!
We did have quite a lot of missed and cloud. Further inland
temperatures reached 17 Celsius. More weather like that on the way.
Alan Davis photographed the morning mist on Cranborne Chase.
Harry Harman took this picture of a ladybird
David Sawford captured a male Dunnock at Rowlands Castle
Some glorious sunshine on offer today. Tomorrow there will be
reimbursed high pressure will start to built in from wedding the onwards
and we will see some very settled conditions. A lot of dry weather, as
well, bar the rain tomorrow. There will be some rain tonight, mainly
light and patchy but we could have the odd moderate burst. In the
countryside, temperatures will fall to six Celsius in these other
temperatures for the towns and cities. The low cloud will gradually
ease. Through the course of tomorrow there will be a lot applied,
brighter to the West. It could be outbreaks of brain nearly anywhere.
The maximum tomorrow 12 or 13 Celsius, not as as today. Tomorrow
evening, the rainbow -- the rain will gradually clear. We could see a
touch of the countryside. In urban areas temperatures will drop to five
Celsius. I started the day on Wednesday. From Burton the onwards,
each day through to the weekend will be dry and sunny, the chance of mist
or fog in the morning. Cloud bill through the course of the date with
the outside chance of a shower on Wednesday, but generally dry with
highs of 12 or 13 Celsius. Slowly temperatures will recover to above
their seasonal average. These are the average temperatures for this
time of year, but on Thursday we could see a high of 16 Celsius.
High-pressure continues to building, then the centre of the high moves
towards France by the weekend, pulling away but fairly settled
conditions on Friday and into the weekend. Friday will see cloud
building through the course of the day, and the weekend settled with
lots of sunshine with high pressure in charge.
Join us tomorrow because we are sending this lady here on a special
mission. We will be back with a full bulletin at 10:30pm tonight, do
please join us then. In the meantime, have a great evening.