Re Q

Mental Capacity Law Cases

Re Q

Summary Q was a 50 year old woman with longstanding bulimia nervosa, and diagnoses of various mental health disorders including EUPD and recurrent depression, arising from childhood sexual abuse and… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment, Mental Health Act 1983 - Interface with MCA, Best interests, Medical treatment, Mental Health Act 1983, advanced decisions Date

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 »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment, advanced decisions Date


Summary and comment In this case, Keehan J was concerned with the question of whether it was in the best interests of QQ, a young woman with a diagnosis of… Read more »

Categoryadvanced decisions Date


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