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- 1 Forthcoming judgments
- 1.1 Liam Brunskill (DOL/best interests)
- 1.2 Re SJ (Deprivation of liberty, Ryder J)
- 1.3 Re P (Cancer treatment, Baron J)
- 1.4 Re P (Persistent vegetative state, Charles J)
- 1.5 Re L (Palliative care, Peter Jackson J)
- 1.6 Re P (Sterilisation, Sir Nicholas Wall)
- 1.7 Neil Cumming
- 1.8 Transfer to England for treatment of anorexia
- 2 See also
Liam Brunskill (DOL/best interests)
- Stephen Lewis, 'Autistic teenager Liam Brunskill in adult care wrangle' (York Press, 10/8/11). According to the article, City of York Council plans to refer this residence case to the Court of Protection
- Stephen Lewis, 'Liam Brunskill’s family ready to move to fund court hearing' (York Press, 17/8/11). According to the article, a COP hearing was due to be heard 'within the next 28 days' at Leeds Civil Justice Centre.
Re SJ (Deprivation of liberty, Ryder J)
- Amelia Hill, 'Court of Protection case to be reported in real time after landmark legal ruling' (Guardian, 8/8/11). Deprivation of liberty case.
Re P (Cancer treatment, Baron J)
- Daily Mail, 'Judge gives go-ahead for medics to sedate and restrain woman with hospital phobia who needs cancer treatment' (8/7/11). 'A High Court judge has given medics permission to sedate and restrain a mentally-ill woman who has a phobia about hospitals but needs treatment for bladder cancer.' (quotation from article)
Re P (Persistent vegetative state, Charles J)
Re L (Palliative care, Peter Jackson J)
- Press Association, 'Judge rules to move disabled woman' (29/6/11). The court approved a palliative care plan involving a move from hospital to a hospice.
Re P (Sterilisation, Sir Nicholas Wall)
- Daily Mail, 'Mother withdraws bid to sterilise 21-year-old daughter with significant learning difficulties' (21/4/11), Jerome Taylor, 'Court to rule on sterilisation of pregnant woman' (Independent, 14/2/11), Tim Ross, 'Woman with learning difficulties could be forcibly sterilised' (Telegraph 14/2/11). These articles relate to an application by a mother for the sterilisation of her daughter during a caesarian section operation: according to the articles, at a preliminary hearing in February 2011 the case was adjourned for expert evidence, but by April 2011 the daughter had given birth and the mother had withdrawn her application.
- Press Association, 'Mother sterilisation bid withdrawn' (20/4/11)
Transfer to England for treatment of anorexia
- Alan Erwin, 'Northern Irish anorexic woman will continue fight against treatment in England, court hears' (Belfast Telegraph, 5/8/15)†
- Belfast Telegraph, 'Anorexic woman in legal fight against being sent to England for treatment' (27/7/15)†