Article 2 and the Provision of Healthcare

R (Maguire) v HM Senior Coroner for Blackpool [2020] EWCA Civ 738 Where Article 2 of the Convention is invoked to allege inadequate provision of healthcare by the state, recent Strasbourg and domestic authorities suggest an increasingly restrictive approach. An expansive approach The 2015 Chamber decision of the Fourth Section…

Anonymity orders

Justyna Zeromska-Smith v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust [2019] EWHC 552 (QB) This article originally appeared in Issue 1 (May 2019). Spencer J refused an application for an anonymity order by the Claimant, who had suffered a stillbirth and psychiatric injury and was bringing a clinical negligence claim against the…