Jan 11 Royal Borough of Greenwich v IOSK & Ors [2021] EWCOP 65
Application concerning the best interests of a 17 year-old with autism, severe learning disability and asthma and whether he should be vaccinated against covid-19. IOSK has been in various residential placements, against the wishes of his parents ...
Dec 17 LPS implementation delayed
The planned implementation of liberty protection safeguards has been delayed from April 2022 and no new proposed implementation date has been set. The news was announced in a letter sent on 16 December 2021 from the team at the DHSC. The text of t...
Dec 16 Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v AH [2021] EWC...
Application by Trust seeking a declaration that it is no longer in AH's best interests to receive ventilatory support and treatment. A previous judgment in this case had been set aside by the Court of Appeal for procedural reasons. AH is a 56-year...
Dec 14 MM v A City Council [2021] EWCOP 62
Judgment explaining final order in long-running proceedings concerning residence and restrictions of a young man with a personality disorder, drug and alcohol issues.  Michael had been living in a residential placement with 24-hour support bu...
Nov 28 AH, Re (Serious Medical Treatment) [2021] EWCA Civ 1768
​Application for permission to appeal, and appeal if granted, by family of AH concerning the judge's decision that AH would like to cease medical treatment after he visited her in hospital AH had been on a ventilator since December 2020 as a...
Nov 25 A Local Authority v JB (by his Litigation Friend, the Official Sol...
Appeal concerning when an individual lacks capacity to consent to sexual relations and whether that assessment should also take into account their capacity to understand whether the other person has given consent. Appeal dismissed. ​ Th...
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