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DNARs after Tracey

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…

Helen Burnell, Philip Grey, Jill Mason.

A practical guide to the impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Cheshire West

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…

Helen Burnell, Darryn Hale, Laura Jolley, Jill Mason.

Supreme Court hands down decision on the joint appeals of Cheshire West and P&Q (MIG & MEG) – the Court ruled that all three were deprived of their liberty

United Kingdom - March 19 2014 The Supreme Court handed down the long awaited judgment today in relation P v Cheshire West and Chester Council (& Ors) and P and Q v Surrey County…

Helen Burnell, Sarah Garrood, Laura Jolley, Jill Mason.

How is your organisation responding to the Jimmy Savile scandal?

United Kingdom - June 12 2013 As part of the Independent Oversight Review of the allegations of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary…

Duncan Astill, Philip Grey, Jill Mason.

Increase in general damages from 1 April 2013

United Kingdom - September 17 2012 On 26 July 2012, the Court of Appeal (comprising the Lord Chief Justice, the Master of the Rolls and the Vice President of the Court of Appeal) handed down judgment in the case of Simmons v Castle.