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Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

3 October 2019

It’s officially 1 year until the arrival of Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) on 1 October 2020.

The fundamentals of the legislation will bring a clear change in roles and responsibilities, especially for NHS hospital Trusts, and for CCGs, as well as for care homes in particular and it is important to start thinking about this and preparing now. 

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Legal updates

Systemic failure or medical negligence?

Lord Burnett handed down Judgement at the RCJ on 10 June 2020 of the following case which is the latest in a line of authorities to explore the engagement of Article 2 at Inquests concerning medical care/treatment, reaffirming the point that such cases will not ordinarily trigger the need for an Article 2 inquest.

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Legal updates

Negligent diagnosis or a reasonable interpretation? Brady v Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Browne Jacobson, instructed by NHS Resolution, recently represented Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Brady v Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Mental health, capacity and deprivation of liberty case law update

We are pleased to invite you to our next webinar which will focus on updates on serious medical treatment cases and deprivation of liberty.

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Care Quality Commission and health & care regulatory update 7 November

Carl May-Smith provides an update on CQC & Competitions & Markets Authority enforcement.

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