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Court confirms limits to responsibilities of Approved Mental Health Practitioners (AMHPs)

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • June 13 2012

In DD v (1) Durham County Council (2) Middleborough City Council 2012, a patient sought permission to bring proceedings against two local authorities for false imprisonment and breaches of his human rights

RK - another deprivation of liberty case

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 5 2011

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on 30 November 2011 in relation to RK, a disabled child accommodated in a care home by the local authority

Cheshire West and Cheshire Council - deprivation of liberty decision from the Court of Appeal

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 10 2011

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on 9 November 2011 in relation to P, a man with cerebral palsy and Down’s Syndrome

Court of Protection refuses to authorise withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration from a patient in a minimally conscious state

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 3 2011

On 28 September 2011 the Court of Protection handed down their judgment in the case of W (by her litigation friend, B) v M (by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) and S and A NHS Primary Care Trust

Professor Munro’s report on child protection released

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 24 2011

Readers will be aware that this report was published on 10 May 2011

Mental health matters

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 7 2011

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is slightly amended at section 35