Healthcare + Prisoners

By wjmadden Summarised by Nigel Poole in his Learned Friend blog is yesterday’s Queens Bench decision of Razumas v Ministry of Justice [2018] EWHC 215 (QB), in which a prisoner sought to claim against the Ministry of Justice for delayed treatment of sarcoma, over a three year period. He had been in prison for part of that period.
The claim failed on a number of grounds, but is of interest for the court’s consideration of the content of the duty of care owed by the Ministry (at [109]), the lack of a relevant non-delegable duty of care (at [132]) and the failure …read more

Source:: Bill Madden

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