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R (Wright and others) v Secretary of State for Health and another – WLR Daily

R (Wright and others) v Secretary of State for Health and another [2009] UKHL 3; [2009] WLR (D) 20

The procedure under s 82(4)(b) of the Care Standards Act 2000 allowing the provisional listing of care workers as being unsuited to work with vulnerable adults after a complaint had been made about them, without giving them an opportunity to answer the allegations, which had the effect of barring them from care work, was incompatible with the right to a fair hearing under art 6(1) of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and also with the right to private life under art 8(1).”

WLR Daily, 26th January 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Regina (Wright and Others) v Secretary of State for Health and Another – Times Law Reports

Regina (Wright and Others) v Secretary of State for Health and Another

House of Lords

“The procedure of effectively banning care workers from working with vulnerable people, without giving them an opportunity to answer any allegations of unsuitability, was incompatible with the right to a fair hearing under article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 23rd January 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co,uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Care workers blacklist ‘unfair’ – BBC News

“The procedure for blacklisting care workers in England accused of harming children or vulnerable adults is unfair, law lords say.”

Full story 

BBC News, 21st January 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Care worker jailed for two rapes – BBC News

“A care worker who admitted raping two women, one of them a psychiatric hospital patient, has been sentenced to an indeterminate jail term.”

Full story

BBC News, 10th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

High Court judge: Unproven allegations kept on CRB files can wreck lives – Daily Telegraph

“A High Court judge has acknowledged that workers’ careers can be ruined by unproven allegations kept on police files but refused to allow a challenge to the rules.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 15th September 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Joyce v Secretary of State for Health – Times Law Reports

Joyce v Secretary of State for Health

Queen’s Bench Division

“Where a care worker challenged a finding of misconduct which had resulted in her being placed by the Secretary of State for Health on a list of those considered unsuitable to work with vulnerable adults, the Care Standards Tribunal was entitled, on appeal, to consider allegations of misconduct not entertained by the secretary of state, provided it acted fairly.”

The Times, 29th August 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Joyce v Secretary of State for Health – WLR Daily

Joyce v Secretary of State for Health [2008] EWHC 1891(Admin); [2008] WLR (D) 290

“Where a care worker challenged a finding of misconduct which had resulted in her being placed by the Secretary of State on a list of those considered unsuitable to work with vulnerable adults, the Care Standards Tribunal was entitled on appeal to consider allegations of misconduct not entertained by the Secretary of State at the initial decision-making stage, provided it acted fairly.”

WLR Daily, 11th August 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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