Archive for the 'hospital orders' Category

Mother who doused daughter in acid sent to secure unit – The Guardian

“A schizophrenic mother who stabbed her three-year-old daughter to death before dousing her body in acid must stay in a secure psychiatric hospital for the public’s protection, a judge ruled today.”

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The Guardian, 28th Ocotber 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Parents lose court battle to keep baby son alive – The Guardian

“A hospital ventilator keeping a nine-month-old baby alive could be turned off today after his parents lost a legal battle with a hospital yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 20th March 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

R (DB) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust – WLR Daily

R (DB) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust [2008] EWCA Civ 1354; [2008] WLR (D) 375

The effect of an order for the admission and detention of an offender in a hospital, within s 37 of the Mental Health Act 1983, was limited by s 40 to the period of 28 days from the date of the making of the order. A subsequent amendment of the order did not authorise admission after the 28-day period in the original order.”

WLR Daily, 3rd December 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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