From Mental Health Law Online
(1) The Trust had breached Article 2 as (a) they had the requisite knowledge, actual or constructive, of a real and immediate risk to the patient's life from self harm, and (b) failed to do all that could reasonably have been expected of it to avoid or prevent that risk. (2) The patient's daugher was eligible to bring the claim as a victim under s7 HRA 1998. (3) Compensation of £10,000 was awarded.
- Savage v South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (2010) EWHC 865 (QB) (damages)
- Savage v South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (2008) UKHL 74