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Alleged failure to protect care home residents during Covid-19 pandemic

Personal Injury Compensation

Alleged failure to protect care home residents during Covid-19 pandemic

R (on the application of Gardner and Another) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and Others [2021] EWHC 2946 (Admin)

In this application, the claimants were challenging the alleged failure by the defendants to protect care home residents in England from the risk of harm or even death during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The main focus in this appeal before Lord Justice Bean and Mr Justice Garnham was on the admissibility of evidence of opinion from suitably qualified experts.

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