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Bloomsburry Family law

Health & Safety

Heyward v Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust (2005)

On the facts of the instant case there could be no criticism of a case management decision to limit the appellant to calling an occupational psychiatrist and not to allow him to call an additional expert in occupational psychology since the real issues in the case had been factual issues which an occupational psychologist would not have been able to assist with.

Re W (a child) [2005] EWCA Civ 649

A judge was given an opportunity to reconsider her decision not to approve a care plan proposing adoption where she had failed to explain the basis upon which she rejected the evidence of two psychiatrists and the child's guardian to the effect that the child's current carer lacked the capacity to meet the child's needs in the long-term.