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6 November 2015 Deprivation of Liberty update – for children, in the family home but not in Intensive Care

Three of the thorniest issues in deprivation of liberty cases have been dealt with in three separate important judgments including, for the first time, a Court decision on DoL in Intensive Care

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6 November 2015 Browne Jacobson response to Law Commission

Consultation response to the Law Commission on proposals for the reform of the law on deprivation of liberty

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23 September 2015 The Law Commission proposals for DoL

The issue of deprivation of liberty (“DOL”) has risked bringing the law into disrepute over the last few years, as a result of its complexity, ambiguity and, some would say (post Cheshire West), impracticality.

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15 July 2015 The latest twist in Court of Protection and Deprivation of Liberty cases

If you thought that the situation with getting court approval for deprivation of liberty in the community couldn’t get any worse, there is bad news, as another twist takes us further down the rabbit hole. A judge has now described this as “the most serious situation facing a court in recent legal history”.

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7 June 2015 Join the party - Re X latest

The Court of Appeal has handed down a landmark judgment on the ‘Re X’ process for authorisation of a deprivation of liberty in the community. Leaving confusion in the "Re X" process for deprivation of liberty in the community

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19 May 2015 Health law newsletter - May 2015

Our latest issue of our health law newsletter is ready to download now! This issue features articles on the use of hidden camera’s to monitor someone’s care and so much more…

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What can be learned from the Morecambe Bay Investigation Report

Dr Andrew Peel summarises Dr Bill Kirkup’s report on the maternity and neonatal services in University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.

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1 April 2015 March 2015 - health law newsletter

Andrew Hopkin and Ben Troke sum up the implications of The Care Act 2014 which comes in to force this week.

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9 December 2014 ‘Bed blocking’ – ways to clear the system

The topic of bed blocking has hit the press recently due to the eye-watering costs associated, and the ongoing challenge of using beds efficiently.

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30 October 2014 Health law newsletter - October 2014

October 2014 has proved to be a significant month for all of us involved in the health and social care sector, so this issue is a bumper production.

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