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Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital


Fertility treatment for prisoners: the scope of human rights
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2011

A recent Freedom of Information request has revealed that since December 2007, 22 prisoners have applied to the Ministry of Justice for artificial insemination treatment


Preventing double recovery: payments by a local authority towards the care costs of a personal injury claimant are relevant when assessing loss
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2007

The recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Andre Crofton v NHS Litigation Authority will be warmly welcomed by defendant insurers as it should significantly reduce their damages bill


Civil liability in cases of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody a healthcare perspective
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The prison population in England and Wales has a higher mortality rate than in the community, with approximately one third of all deaths being


Consent and capacity remain thorny issues for healthcare providers and commissioners
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2012

The Court of Appeal ruling this month in the case of DL v A Local Authority 2012 has placed the issue of consent in the healthcare sector back into the public domain


Army proper identification of psychiatric condition
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2008

During the course of varying postings in the army, the Claimant witnessed horrific sights and was frequently exposed to mortal danger


Court of Appeal restates limits of what is required in a consultation exercise
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2014

In The Queen (on the application of United Company Rusal PLC) -v- London Metal Exchange, the Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court judgment


R (Chatting) v (1) Viridian Housing (2) LB Wandsworth
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2013

This community care judicial review is of considerable importance for the very clear statement it contains as to the interaction between the MCA 2005 and


Analysis of the Care Bill: assessments
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2013

The Care Bill is currently proceeding through Parliament and is scheduled to come into operation early next year. Over the coming editions of this


LSC refusal to provide legal aid to P’s brother in CoP proceedings upheld
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2013

This decision is the first decision of which we are aware in which LSC (now LAA) refusal to fund a party to Court of Protection proceedings has been