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BELL (A PROTECTED PARTY SUING BY HER STEPFATHER AND LITIGATION FRIEND URSELL) v BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST

Clinical negligence - Failure to diagnose transient ischaemic attacks and the possibility of stroke - Whether defendant in breach of duty - Whether subsequent major stroke was caused by atherosclerosis amenable to medication - Whether claimant would have been compliant with such treatment - If so whether such treatment would have prevented the major stroke from occurring

[2020] Med LR Plus 1

RAQEEB v BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST (COSTS)

Costs - Whether costs to follow the event in Children Act proceedings - Whether costs to follow the event in judicial review - Exercise of costs' discretion - Children Act 1989, section 8 - Children Act 2004, section 11(2)(a) - Civil Procedure Rules, rr 44.2, 44.10 - Family Procedure Rules, r 28.1 - Senior Courts Act 1981, sections 31(2A), 51(1)(b)

[2020] Med LR Plus 3

JK v A LOCAL HEALTH BOARD

Autism Spectrum Disorder - Psychiatric hospital - Refusal to eat - Mental capacity - Force feeding - Manifestation of mental disorder - Treatment to alleviate or prevent a worsening of mental disorder - Mental Health Act 1983, section 63 - Inherent jurisdiction - Declaratory relief

[2020] Med LR Plus 4

UWEN v GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL

Medical Practitioners Tribunal of the General Medical Council – Whether test of dishonesty correctly applied – Whether sanction of erasure from the Medical Register disproportionate.

[2020] Med LR Plus 7

R (GOSSIP) v NHS SURREY DOWNS CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP

Application for judicial review of NHS Clinical Commissioning Group refusal of NHS continuing healthcare – Eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare – Status of National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare – Whether need for nursing care determinative of eligibility for NHS continuing healthcare.

[2020] Med LR Plus 8

JESUDASON v ALDER HAY CHILDREN’S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Protected disclosures – Whistle-blowing – NHS Trusts – Disclosures to other persons, media – Post-employment disclosures – Detriment – Reason for treatment – Direct race discrimination – Rule in Browne v Dunn.

[2020] Med LR Plus 10

GUYS AND ST THOMAS’ NHS FOUNDATION TRUST AND ANOTHER v R

Capacity – Mental Capacity Act 2005 – Inherent jurisdiction – Jurisdiction – Urgent application – Delay – Contingent declarations – Pregnancy – Caesarean section – Best interests – Obstetric planning.

[2020] Med LR Plus 11