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Legal update – Court of Protection best interests decision and the observance of religious custom & practice
Re: IH (Observation of Muslim Practice  EWCOP 9: Court of Protection provides guidance on best interests decision-making concerning observance of religious custom and practice The Facts IH is a […]Continue Reading
Legal update – court of protection best interests decisions & the weight to be attached to delusional beliefs
NHS Foundation Trust v QZ  EWCOP 11 In this case the Court of Protection revisits the issue of the weight to be attached (if any) to the delusional beliefs […]Continue Reading
Legal update: Religious objection to medical treatment – when is court intervention required?
It is not uncommon for healthcare professionals to encounter patients who refuse certain forms of treatment on religious grounds. Where that refusal carries with it a significant risk of harm […]Continue Reading