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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 17

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 31

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 – Whether such treatment would have prevented the major stroke from occurring.

[2020] Med LR 44