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Personal health budgets for NHS Continuing Healthcare and Children’s Continuing Care: a basic guide

United Kingdom - October 22 2014 The "right to request" a personal health budget was acorded to individuals entitled to NHS Continuing Healthcare and the healthcare element of…

What does Rose v Thanet tell us about the status of nice guidelines in priority setting?

United Kingdom - June 12 2014 In Rose v NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group (2014) the Administrative Court considered whether the CCG had acted unlawfully in failing to…

The perils of DIY surrogacy for “parents”

United Kingdom - March 27 2014 In the recent case, Mrs Justice Eleanor King warned of the dangers of informal surrogacy arrangements outside regulated fertility clinics, when an…

Winterbourne View: transforming care one year on

United Kingdom - March 17 2014 In January 2013 we looked at the final report and Concordat of the Department of Heath in response to the appalling treatment of vulnerable patients…

Court of Appeal considers ‘ordinary residence’ of incapacitous young adult

United Kingdom - February 20 2014 The Court of Appeal has recently revisited the vexed question of the determination of ordinary residence - in this case in relation to a severely…