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Wrongful Detention of a Patient

What price freedom? Counting the cost when DoLS goes wrong.

@DrBridgetDolan 01/02/2019, 08:16 “New damages case this week for COP practitioners. High Court AWARDS (not just approves) damages of £4000 per month (plus aggs) for wrongful detention of an incapable patient after several breaches of the MCA by an NHS Trust. Esegbona v Kings College Hospital [2019] EWHC 77 (QB).”

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