Application to reconsider an order discharging the respondent as his daughter's deputy for property and affairs and a second order appointing a panel deputy to act in his place.
Read the full text of the jugdment on Bailii
The issue in this case was whether it was lawful for the doctors treating a 73-year-old gentleman with a severely infected leg, to amputate his foot against his wishes in order to save his life.
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The first official statistics report on DoLS since Cheshire West has been published.
There were 137,540 DoLS applications received by councils between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, the most since the safeguards were introduced in 2009. This is a tenfold increase from 2013-14 (13,700).
The full report can be found on the MoJ website here.
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