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Gravely ill Jehovah’s witness’s decision not to receive blood transfusion honored despite not being in writing

United Kingdom - March 5 2014 This case concerns the lawfulness of withholding blood transfusions from a gravely ill Jehovah’s Witness. The woman in question, LM, had a background...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Neil Allen.

Review to be undertaken into the application and effectiveness of DOLs safeguards in Wales

United Kingdom - March 5 2014 In February 2014 the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales ("CSSIW") and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales ("HIW") published its fourth annual...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Neil Allen.

GMC learning disability resource

United Kingdom - March 5 2014 An extremely useful resource which has recently been brought to our attention is the learning disability section on the GMC website. It is designed...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Neil Allen.

How does an OPG investigation differ to one conducted by the police?

United Kingdom - March 5 2014 This is the first ‘Munby-compliant’ case for which permission to report has been given in accordance with the provisions of the Guidance issued by...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Neil Allen.

The modern day Mr C?

United Kingdom - March 5 2014 JB had suffered from paranoid schizophrenia for some time, and was also afflicted by many physical health problems including hypertension, poorly...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Neil Allen.