Court of Appeal upholds allocation of NHS treatment based on a patient’s presenting clinical factors alone

Tue, 26 Jul 2011

In an important test case where judgement was handed down today, Wednesday 27th July 2011, the Court of Appeal has supported the lawfulness of the NHS making decisions about which patients are entitled to NHS funded treatment on the basis of their clinical factors alone. David Lock QC of No5 chambers, instructed by Mills and Reeve LLP, acted for NHS North Staffordshire in this important case. 

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