Re W (Medical Treatment: Anorexia)

Mental health – Court of protection. The Court of Protection approved a care plan proposed by the applicant local health board for the respondent, W, who suffered from anorexia. The plan would allow W to return to her home and her flat from inpatient treatment to attempt to remedy her condition. If the attempt failed, the normal ethical and legal obligation upon the health services to reassess the situation would exist.

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