Our clinical negligence podcast ‘Debrief’ returns with two brand new episodes!


Debrief Episode 17: Serious Medical Treatment with Dr Jennifer Abthorpe

In this episode, Sam Karim QCEliza Sharron and Arianna Kelly speak with Critical Care & Anaesthesia specialist Dr Jennifer Abthorpe about issues relating to Serious Medical Treatment. 
Drawing on Dr Abthorpe’s extensive experience working in a critical care department during the pandemic, the podcast covers issues of capacity to make decisions about treatment for patients with COVID-19, as well as important recent case law on advance decisions relating to treatment and capacity in the context of serious medical treatment applications



Debrief Episode 18: The Inherent Jurisdiction with His Honour Judge Butler

In this episode, Eliza Sharron and Francesca P. Gardner speak with His Honour Judge Butler about recent developments in the field of the inherent jurisdiction.

The podcast, in particular, focusses on the extent to which the inherent jurisdiction may be used to deprive vulnerable adults of their liberty, with reference to the recent cases of Southend-On-Sea Borough Council v Meyers[2019] EWHC 399 (Fam), Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council v PR & Ors [2019] EWHC 2305 (Fam) and Wakefield Metropolitan District Council v DN & Anor[2019] EWHC 2306 (Fam).



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