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Guidance on procedure in Court of Protection cases concerning medical treatment

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Guidance on procedure in Court of Protection cases concerning medical treatment

Guidance authorised by Mr Justice Hayden, Vice-President of the Court of Protection [2020] EWCOP 2

There has been considerable confusion over past years as to when it is necessary to consider making an application to the court if a decision about a patient who lacks capacity concerns the provision, withholding or withdrawal of medical treatment.

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