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Extension of the Article 2 ECHR boundaries?

Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’), as enacted in the Human Rights Act 1998, protects the right to life. It has been interpreted as having implications for the way an Inquest is conducted, if it is…

Inquiries into CQC regulation

The terms of reference for the two independent inquiries into the CQC’s regulation of Whorlton Hall are published on the CQC website. David Noble QSO is commissioned to undertake an independent review into how it dealt with concerns raised by Barry…

CQC Prosecutions in Prison Healthcare

Following the death of 19-year old Mr Jamie Osborne on 12 February 2016, who was on remand at HMP Lewes, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) prosecuted Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (Sussex Partnership) in circumstances which the CQC reported as…