Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v H [2020] EWCOP 5

Medical treatment delay Noting that the delay in bringing the case to court "may mean that a life is lost that could well have been saved", the judge authorised surgical excision under general anaesthetic of a squamous cell carcinoma on Mrs H's left cheek.

Essex

This case has been summarised on page 26 of 39 Essex Chambers, 'Mental Capacity Report' (issue 101, February 2020).

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Full judgment: BAILII

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  • Medical treatment cases🔍

Date: 14/1/20🔍

Court: Court of Protection🔍

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Parties:

  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust🔍
  • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust🔍
  • H🔍

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Published: 3/7/20 14:39

Cached: 2020-08-03 15:20:31