Application by NHS trust that it would be in C’s best interests to have surgery relating to her endometrial cancer in circumstances where C has been diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and has delusional thoughts.
Judgement, following an earlier extempore judgment by Hayden J, concerning the framework of applicable law where the Court is faced with making an anticipatory decision that may result in the deprivation of P’s liberty should they lose a capacity in the future, where the matter was urgent and where the health of an unborn child was also at stake.
Application for a declaration that PS lacks capacity to make decisions about contact and, if so, to order that it is in her best interests not to have contact with HS, her former husband.
The property and affairs deputy for the P was seeking authority for buccal cell samples to be taken from the P for the purposes of DNA testing to establish whether or not he was the father of each or any of three individuals. The application was granted.
The court agreed with the local authority who had adopted the decision and approach in not seeking to facilitate the P's contact with sex workers either here or abroad.
Declaration that the P, who was pregnant, should have a termination was set aside.
Application by an NHS Trust for an order in respect of a 24 year old pregnant woman who the Trust say lacks capacity and in whose best interests it is said to have a termination of pregnancy.
Application brought by an NHS Trust for declarations whether it is in JP's best interests to: i) deliver her baby via a Caesarean section under general anaesthetic; ii) to be transferred to hospital from her home in accordance with the transfer plan; and iii) not inform her of the outcome of these proceedings.
Judgment from the Vice President in three conjoined appeals concerning the correct approach to the appointment of Personal Welfare Deputies and whether the current law is confusing.
Judgment concerning whether or not it is in the best interests that intubation should continue or should not continue to be provided.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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