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Case Law [2015] EWCOP 60 (28/09/2015)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts England and Wales Court of Protection

Date: 09/28/2015

Subject: The decision of the England and Wales Court of Protection recognizes the right of a mentally disabled person to decide whether to accept or refuse a health treatment

Parties: Wye Valley NHS Trust Applicant -and- Mr B (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor)

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Art. 3 Informed consent - Art. 4 Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Freedoms - Art. 10 Freedom of conscience - Equality - Art. 26 Rights of the disabled

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