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Legal Update – Obstetric Care


Pregnant women who lack capacity:  when is court intervention required for the provision of obstetric care? In the context of obstetric care it is not uncommon for healthcare professionals to […]

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Legal Update – Court of Protection: best interests & the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment


Briggs v Briggs (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) & Others (2) [2016] EWCOP 53 The Facts As a consequence of an RTA on 3 July 2015 (17 months […]

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Legal Update – Court of Protection: best interests & the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment


Briggs v Briggs (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) & Others (2) [2016] EWCOP 53 The Facts As a consequence of an RTA on 3 July 2015 (17 months […]

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Deprivation of liberty & young people: the limits of parental consent


In a series of judgments over the last two years the High Court has clarified the circumstances in which parental consent can obviate the need for Article 5 safeguards for […]

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