Re SB (2010) COP 19/10/10

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(1) SB lacked capacity to consent to potentially life-saving treatment for aplastic anaemia. (2) It was lawful for the clinicians to administer the treatment and restrain her for that purpose; also, if the they decided that it was too distressing, they could decide to stop. [Summary based on press report.]


Before: Hogg J

Hearing: 19/10/10

External link

Not on Bailii at time of writing.

Tim Ross, 'Judge tells doctors they can enforce treatment on mentally ill woman', Telegraph 20/10/10