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An NHS Foundation Trust v AB and another [2020] EWHC 1606 (Fam)

Date:15 JUL 2020
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(Family Division, Hayden J, 16 June 2020)

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Neutral Citation Number: [2020] EWHC 1606 (Fam)

Case No: FD20P00358

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION


Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 16/06/2020

Before :

THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE HAYDEN
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Between :

An NHS Trust
Applicant

- and -

AB

- and -

SZ
Respondents

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Mr Rhys Hadden (instructed by [a firm]) for the Applicant

Ms Shabana Jaffar ([a firm]) for Z

Hearing dates: 16th June 2020

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Approved Judgment

I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.

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THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE HAYDEN
 
This judgment was delivered following a remote hearing conducted on a video conferencing platform and was attended by the press. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the names and addresses of the parties and the protected person must not be published. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.

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