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DNARs after Tracey
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2014

The Court of Appeal's decision requires practitioners involved in end of life care to ensure that the appropriate people are consulted, detailed


A practical guide to the impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Cheshire West
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2014

Cheshire West changed the interpretation of a Deprivation of Liberty in relation to someone who lacks capacity. As a result, significantly more


MHA or MCA a more flexible approach?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2013

Mr Justice Charles handed down this judgment as President of the Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber on 6 August. We have saved our briefing


Court considers duties of Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs)
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2013

On 19 February 2013, in the case of DD v Durham County Council, the Court of Appeal considered whether to give leave for proceedings to be brought


An NHS Trust v Dr A
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 2 2013

The Honourable Mr Justice Baker gave judgment in this case following a long process. The application was issued in January but the judgment was only


Legal Aid for families during the inquest process
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2014

You may well have heard about the controversial and wide ranging cuts to Legal Aid, brought into effect on 1 April 2013. You may be wondering what


Damages awarded for breach of Mental Capacity Act 2005, Human Rights Act 1988 and Disability Discrimination Act 1995
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2013

On St Valentine's Day, the Court of Appeal handed down their decision in the case of Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v ZH and Liberty (1


Level of care for prisoners
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2013

On 8 February 2013, the Divisional Court handed down judgment in the case of R (on the application of Hall) v University College Hospitals NHS


Court of Appeal considers eligibility for care and accommodation under the National Assistance Act 1948
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2011

In R (Nassery) v Brent London Borough Council (2011), the Court of Appeal considered the threshold for receipt of care and accommodation under section 21 of the National Assistance Act 1948


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