Last week the Law Commission suggested radical reforms to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, controversial rules on how the state should protect people who lack mental capacity. Here we take a … Continued
Because of human rights, patients have a right to see their own medical records, catastrophic hospital failures must be investigated and people detained because of their mental health can get redress.
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DNA had been lawfully collected from X's house during the investigation of a murder for which X was later convicted. A local authority wanted to use the DNA to resolve a paternity claim. A court found that was a breach of X's right to privacy.