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Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Wednesday 17 January 2018

Court of Protection Visitors’ reports can provide the necessary procedural safeguards for the incapacitated person in the streamlined procedure for authorisation of deprivation of liberty; increase in government funding for such reports

Re KT, DR, KH and DC [2018] EWCOP 1, 15 January 2018, Charles J

Bethan Harris

Capacity, Court of Protection | Monday 15 January 2018

NICE consultation on draft guidance on decision-making and mental capacity

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is consulting on its draft guideline until 5th February 2018, with an expected publication date for the guideline of 16 May 2018.

Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Friday 10 November 2017

Court of Appeal overturns Birmingham CC v D: 16-17 year olds who lack capacity not deprived of their liberty within Art 5 where parents consent to their confinement

Re D (A Child) [2017] EWCA Civ 1695, Sir James Munby, President of the Court of Protection, David Richards and Irwin LJJ, 31 October 2017

Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Friday 10 November 2017

New Court of Protection Rules coming into force on 1 December 2017

The Court of Protection Rules 2017 have been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 1 December. They revoke the current rules and replace ...

Helen Curtis

Court of Protection | Friday 10 November 2017

Continuation of life-sustaining treatment not in Mrs P’s best interests – ascertaining what the patient would have wanted

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v (1) Mrs P (by her litigation friend, the OS) (2) Q [2017] EWCOP 23

Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Thursday 5 October 2017

Deprivation of liberty in family home - family member as Rule 3A representative

SCC v (1) MSA (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) JA (2) and (3) SCCG [2017] EWCOP 18, 20 September 2017, Bellamy DJ

Court of Protection | Wednesday 4 October 2017

Best interests - experimental stem cell treatment - wishes and feelings

B v D [2017] EWCOP 15, 5 September 2017, Baker J

Bethan Harris

Court of Protection | Tuesday 3 October 2017

Withdrawal of Clinically Assisted Artificial Nutrition and Hydration (CANH): Need for proceedings – family member litigation friends

M (by her litigation friend, Mrs B) v A Hospital [2017] EWCOP 19, 20 September 2017, Peter Jackson J

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