Case Law

Safeguarding, contraception and best interests: An NHS Foundation Trust v AB [2019] EWCOP 45

IUD contraceptive coil Photo: Beate Panosch/AdobeStock


By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction This case concerned a young woman with learning disabilities who was pregnant. Her pregnancy (and whether it should be terminated) had already been the subject of high profile court decisions. This time the court was being asked whether it would be in her best interests to have an IUD (intrauterine contraceptive […]

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