For a talk by Lady Hale, President of the UK Supreme Court click here.
For an interesting paper by the Centre for Health and the Public Interest (CHPI) click here.
For details of an Action for Carers Surrey Conference on Carers Rights click here.
For details of the annual Leeds Law School Cerebra ‘Legal Entitlements and Problem Solving’ Cenference click here.
An excellent paper written by Francesca Pozzoli ‘Health Budgets: A critical analysis of the NHS vision’ in the current edition of Research, Policy and Planning (2019) 33(2),69-84 includes the memorable passage:
The mantra of choice and control is so powerful, and so widespread within both health and social care, that it is now very difficult, both at a policy and practice level, to challenge such concepts or to substitute them with others.
For the full paper click here and scroll down to page 69.
For a copy of the 2019 Social Care law Newsletter – with updates for England and Wales click here.
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has developed an on-line resource detailing the ombudsman’s contact with each English council – including (if you click on ‘annual statistics’) a copy of his annual ‘report’ letter. These letters are mostly bland – but for a few naughty councils – they make interesting reading. To access the tool – click here
For an interesting paper in the BMJ by David Oliver click here
A new (7th) edition of Community Care and the Law has been published by the Legal Action Group for details click here.