Case Law

Best interests and the Covid-19 booster: Re AD (Covid-19 vaccination) [2021] EWCOP 47

Lots of bottles labelled Covid-19 vaccine Photo: Markus Mainka/AdobeStock


By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction There is a small but expanding body of case law concerning administering the Covid-19 vaccination where the person lacks capacity to consent to it. Most of these cases involve older people living in care homes being provided with the first and second dose of the vaccination. However, the case of Re […]

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