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Legal Update: BMA/RCP/GMC publish interim guidance on the withdrawal of clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH)


The General Medical Council, Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Association have jointly published interim guidance on decisions to withdraw CANH from patients in permanent vegetative state (PVS) […]

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Compensation paid by hospital for breach of advance decision


Prior to suffering a stroke, Brenda Grant had drawn up an advance decision (otherwise known as a ‘living will’) refusing life sustaining treatment in specified circumstances should she at some […]

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Legal Update: The Court of Appeal reverses the law on deprivation of liberty for 16 & 17 year olds


In the matter of D (A Child) [2017] EWCA Civ 1695: The Court of Appeal rules that parental consent can be relied upon to render lawful the confinement of a […]

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Healthcare team attracts further national praise through Chambers 2018 ratings


The specialist healthcare team at law firm Sintons was again hailed as being one of the best in its field in the UK, through new ratings released from Chambers 2018. […]

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