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Future incapacity - contingency planning and the Court of Protection

United Kingdom - July 15 2019 CD was 27 years old, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and was 35 weeks pregnant. The Court of Protection allowed the Trust’s application for a...

Kiran Bhogal, Sharon Thomas (Wilson).

False imprisonment in hospital

United Kingdom - March 28 2019 N the 27 October, she suffered a hypoglycaemic Episode. During a further hypoglycaemic Episode, she suffered a seizure and aspirated, following which...

Kiran Bhogal, Kate Barge, Sharon Thomas (Wilson).

Conditional discharge and deprivation of liberty - Ministry of Justice publishes guidance

United Kingdom - January 21 2019 Following the decision of the Supreme Court in The Secretary of State for Justice -v- MM 2018 UKSC 60, the Ministry of Justice has released...

Kiran Bhogal, Louise Wilson, Sharon Thomas (Wilson).

MM - the Supreme Court decides - long awaited judgment on conditional discharge and deprivation of liberty

United Kingdom - November 28 2018 The Supreme Court has today addressed the question of whether a detained mental health patient subject to restrictions, who would be eligible for...

Kiran Bhogal, Sharon Thomas (Wilson).

DoLS: Liberty protection - what now?

United Kingdom - August 2 2018 The Mental Capacity (Amendment) bill (the Bill) has had its second reading in the House of Lords. The bill seeks to reform the current system of...

Hannah Nicholas.