Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust v JB

Mental Capacity Law Cases

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust v JB


Summary[1] In Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust v JB [2020] EWHC 2595 (Fam), Hayden J provided an important clarification regarding MacDonald J’s judgment in Barts Health NHS Trust… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment, Deputies - Financial and property affairs, Medical treatment - Treatment withdrawal, Best interests, Deputies, Medical treatment Date

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust v AB


Summary This case concerned a 28 year old woman, referred to as AB, who had suffered from anorexia nervosa since the age of 13.  At the time of the application… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment, Mental capacity - Medical treatment, Best interests, Mental capacity Date

University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust v K and Mrs W


In Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership v WA & Anor [2020] EWCOP 37, Hayden J had to consider the capacity of a young Palestinian man to make decisions about… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment, Mental capacity - Medical treatment Date

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust v KD


The case of Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust v KD [2020] EWCOP 35 concerned a 57-year-old woman with paranoid schizophrenia who smoked around 60 cigarettes a day and whose… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment Date

A NHS Foundation Trust v MC


Summary Cohen J has confirmed that it can be in the best interests of a person to donate stem cells, applying the test set down in s.4 MCA 2005.   The… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment Date

University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust v K and Mrs W


In University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust v K and Mrs W [2020] EWCOP 31, a woman in her mid-30s had recently been diagnosed with cancer. Without radiotherapy and… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment Date

Barnsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v MSP


In this case, Hayden J considered an application, initially made to him as the Out of Hours judge, for determination of the question of whether a Trust should continue to… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment Date

Re GTI


Summary GTI was a 45 year old man, with an established history of schizoaffective disorder. It had been controlled with psychotropic medication and he has lived in supported accommodation in… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment Date

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Q


Summary[1] Q was 57-year-old woman, with profound and lifelong learning disabilities together with epilepsy. She also had impaired eyesight and was registered blind. She had mobility difficulties which necessitated the… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Medical treatment Date

VE v AO & Ors


Summary In this case, Lieven J was asked to determine whether it was in the best interests of a terminally ill woman to leave the care home where she was… Read more »

CategoryBest interests - Residence, Best interests - Medical treatment, Best interests Date

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