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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…

The standard of proof at suicide inquests

On 10 May 2019 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of R (on the application of Maughan) v HM Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire. The appeal considered the earlier judgment of the High Court which had concluded…