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United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust v CD [2019] EWCOP 24
Date:16 JUL 2019
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(Court of Protection, Francis J, 4 July 2019)

Medical treatment – Capacity –  Pregnancy– Substantial risk of becoming incapacitous during labour – Mental Capacity Act 2005.

The Court of Protection made an order permitting the care plan to be implemented lawfully, in the event that the woman was later assessed as lacking the capacity to make decisions. 

 


 

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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWCOP 24

Case No: 13436488

COURT OF PROTECTION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 04/07/2019

Before :

MR JUSTICE FRANCIS

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Between :

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Applicant

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CD
Respondent

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Sophia Roper (instructed by Browne Jacobson LLP) for the Claimant
Parishil Patel QC and Katie Scott (instructed by The Official Solicitor) for the Defendant

Hearing dates: 4th June 2019

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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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MR JUSTICE FRANCIS

This judgment was delivered in private. 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 anonymity of the incapacitated person and members of their family must be strictly preserved. 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.

 

Judgment:  United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust v CD [2019] EWCOP 24

 

 

 

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