Jan 21 CoP Costs Column: What to look for in a CoP Costs Draftsman
You are most probably aware that there are any number of costs draftsmen and drafting firms out there offering their services. The decision is which one to choose, and what criteria to consider, when looking for someone to draft your bills in the ...
Jan 14 Consultation opened on reform of the Mental Health Act
The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a consultation and White Paper on plans to reform the Mental Health Act. It follows a review and final report published in 2018 that found that the MHA does n...
Jan 13 NG (By His Litigation Friend, the Official Solicitor) v Hertfordshi...
​​Appeal by the OS against a ruling which supported the health and welfare deputy's decision that the P's parents did not have a reasonable excuse to leave their homes to provide care to the P, pursuant to regulation 6(2)(d) of the Hea...
Jan 8 CoP Costs: At last – the defining of P’s assets!
James Rees of A& M Bacon looks at the definition of P's assets in the light of the recent decision in Penntrust Limited During recent times, many professional deputies have encountered challenges when recovering their costs where P’s liq...
Jan 6 JB v University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust & Anor (Rev 1) [2020] ...
​​Appeal against a declaration that ventilation and CANH could be withdrawn from the P who was in a coma following a cardiac arrest. Appeal dismissed. See University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust v RS & Anor [2020] EWCOP 70 for a ba...
Jan 6 University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust v RS & Anor [2020] EWCOP 70
Application by the NHS Trust for a declaration that the P lacks capacity to consent or refuse medical treatment, including ventilation and CANH and for an order that it is lawful and in his best interests for ventilation and for food and hydration...
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