The Trust was seeking an order declaring that the P lacks the capacity to consent to the medical treatment for cancer and further, that it was in her best interests to undergo a combination of radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Application for declarations and orders for the P to undergo medical treatment, against his wishes, in relation to the insertion of a PEG. The declarations were made.
Appeal against a declaration that the P had capacity to consent to sexual relations. The appeal was allowed, the declaration set aside and the matter was remitted to the judge for reconsideration.
Application by a hospital trust for a declaration as to the capacity of Q, a 57 year old woman with epilepsy, regarding conduct of the proceedings and decisions about her dental treatment, and a best interests decision concerning how treatment should proceed.
Application by the Trust to withdraw artificial nutrition and hydration from the P who had expressed, in an advance decision, that he did not want to live with an irreversible stoma. The application was granted.
Competing applications for the appointment of a deputy to manage the property and affairs of the P. The application was granted to Ms Harrison.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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