Council seeking declarations that it would be in the Patient's best interests to move him from his current care home to another.
Read the full text of the judgment on Bailii - full summary to follow shortly
Application by Health Trust to discontinue renal replacement therapy in the case of the patient which would result in his death. Application refused.
Read the full text of the judgment on Bailii - full case summary to follow.
New lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms will be introduced for both property and financial affairs LPAs and health and welfare LPAs.
The new forms follow a recent consultation and feedback from users who were directly involved in their development. The redesign aims to make the forms easier to follow and faster to complete.
Both old and new versions of the of LPA forms can be submitted for the next 6 months (ie until 1 Jaunary 2016) If the old LPA forms have been completed, signed and dated correctly by Friday, 1 January 2016, they can still be registered at any time providing they have been made correctly.
You can read more on the Gov.uk website here. The forms will be available here.
A tranche of new Practice Directions have been published and come into force on 1 July 2015 as below
Reserved judgment following a hearing of three cases in which the Health Service Executive of Ireland seeks orders under s.63 of and Schedule 3 to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 recognising and enforcing orders by the Irish High Court for the detention of three young persons at a special unit in Northampton. The proceedings raise a number of issues about the scope and interpretation of Schedule 3.
A full summary will be published soon.
Read the full text of the judgment on Bailii
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