Wakefield MDC and Wakefield CCG v DN and MN

Wakefield MDC and Wakefield CCG v DN and MN


Summary[1] DN was a 25 year old man described as having a severe form of autism, a general anxiety disorder and traits of emotionally unstable personality disorder.  He was ‘not… Read more »

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Redcar and Cleveland BC v PR and others


Summary[1] In this case, Cobb J was concerned with a 32 year old woman who had recently been affected by mental health problems which had resulted in admission to hospital… Read more »

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The Hospital v JJ


Summary JJ was 23 and lived with his parents. Months earlier he had been diagnosed with type 1 insulin dependent diabetes which he was struggling to come to terms with…. Read more »

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University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust v RR


Summary RR was a 20 year old man who had been afflicted by aplastic anaemia for five years, and treatment, including a bone marrow transplant, had not been successful –… Read more »

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LB Hackney v SJF


Summary This case concerned the care and residence of a 56 year old woman with significant physical health problems as well as schizophrenia and a learning disability.  She had lived… Read more »

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CB v Medway Council & Anor


Summary This unusual appeal against dismissal of a s.21A application clarifies the (very limited) circumstances under which it could ever been appropriate to dismiss such applications on a summary basis…. Read more »

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NHS Cumbria CCG v Rushton


Hayden J has both given clear endorsement to the BMA/RCP guidance on decisions about clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (‘CANH’) and reiterated the obligations imposed on medical practitioners in relation… Read more »

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NHS Windsor and Maidenhead Clinical Commissioning Group v SP (by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor)


Summary[1] SP was 50 years old when she suffered a cardiac arrest in October 2014. She was admitted to hospital, treated with clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH) and never… Read more »

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LB Wandsworth v M & Ors


Summary In LB Wandsworth v M & Ors, Hayden J was faced with a significant problem in relation to a child about to turn 18.  The solution that he adopted,… Read more »

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M v A Hospital


Summary[1] In M v A Hospital Peter Jackson J (giving one of his last judgments before his elevation to the Court of Appeal) has made clear his view that there… Read more »

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