P, who suffered from anorexia nervosa, was detained under s3 of the MHA. The court approved the plan of the Health Board which was that the P should now be discharged into the community with a closely thought-out package of support for her and her family, Mr Justice Jackson saying that the possibility that the withdrawal of inpatient mental health services will bring about a change for the better may not be very great, in his judgement it was the least worst option from the P's point of view.
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