Eligibility of Non-UK Residents for NHS Care

R (Johnson) v Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 1143 (Admin)  This article originally appeared in Issue 4 (March 2020). Background  The Claimant was seriously ill with cancer, for which she was receiving medical treatment, most recently a cycle of palliative chemotherapy infusions. The “overseas visitors team” at…

Legitimate Expectations of an Ombudsman’s Inquiry

R (Morris) v Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman [2019] EWHC 1603 (Admin)  This article originally appeared in Issue 4 (March 2020). The Claimant unsuccessfully sought to judicially review the Ombudsman’s report responding to her complaint against a hospital Trust for misplacing records relating to the death of her daughter in…

Judicial Review and Reconfiguration

R (Nettleship) v (1) NHS South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group (2) NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group [2020] EWCA Civ 46  This article originally appeared in Issue 4 (March 2020). This was a judicial review of a hospital reconfiguration decision following a consultation by the Clinical Commissioning Group (“CCG”). The appellant…