Cabinet for Health & Family Services

Local/Regional News
10:12 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Ky. Appeals Order To Release Child Abuse Records

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has filed an appeal in a long-running dispute with the state's two largest newspapers.

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Local/Regional News
12:50 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Panel Reviewing Child Deaths Making Some Progress

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A panel created by to review child deaths and severe abuse or neglect cases says redacted files have hampered its ability to fully investigate the cases, but members say they have made some progress.

Media reported the group has identified some trend data among case files for 55 incidents provided by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, including that many involve substance abuse and mental health issues.

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Local/Regional News
2:47 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

UK Healthcare to Operate New Eastern State Hospital

The new Eastern State Hospital at UK's Coldstream Research Campus is scheduled to open Summer 2013. - photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A new building for Eastern State Hospital, one of the country’s oldest medical facilities for the mentally ill, will be managed and operated by the University of Kentucky. Reporter Brenna Angel has details.

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