Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of L) (Claimant) v WEST LONDON MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST (Defendant) & (1) PARTNERSHIPS IN CARE (2) SECRETARY OF STATE FOR HEALTH (Interested Parties) (2012)

PUBLISHED November 13, 2012

[2012] EWHC 3200 (Admin)

The decision-making process concerning whether a detained person should be transferred from a medium-secure hospital to high security conditions engaged the common law duty of fairness. The court gave guidance about the correct approach to be taken by the managers of medium security units to a proposed transfer.

QBD (Admin) (Stadlen J)