Case Law

Mental Capacity Act: Northants Healthcare NHS FT v BL [2014]

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By Erica Carleton, barrister, 15 Winckley Square, Preston This case arose because an NHS body wanted to transfer a young man with a number of difficulties, including autism, to the specialist Bestwood Hospital in circumstances that would amount to a deprivation of his liberty. The move was resisted by the man’s parents and the matter […]

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