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HRAS supports NGO guidance materials against Far Right activists

Supporting SAR NGOs with Voluntary Guidance for use at Sea

Human Rights at Sea has been assisting one of its Support Entities, the charitable Foundation Hope Not Hate, to produce new voluntary guidance materials for search and rescue NGOs operating in the Mediterranean under potential threat by Far Rights activists whose intention is to hinder migrant rescue missions off the Libyan coast through direct action at sea. 413 more words


New edition of Good Decision Making is the best guide to the Mental Capacity Act and end of life care

Source: The National Council for Palliative Care

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Date of publication: June 2017

Publication type: News Item

In a nutshell: The National Council for Palliative Care has published the second edition of “Good Decision-Making”, a guide to the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and end of life care. 68 more words

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[Updated] Breach of Seafarers Human Rights while under criminal investigation in Angola

Human Rights at Sea Investigative Report & Case Study

Breach of Seafarers Human Rights while under criminal investigation in Angola

MV Sutton Tide Crew IMO 9389461 – Soyo Angola… 250 more words

Human Rights

Mental capacity and patient best interests

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Tuesday 2nd May 2017 to provide a general overview of the above.

If you have any problems accessing these documents please use your NHS Athens or contact… 67 more words

Ward Round Update

Mediating Court of Protection cases - Summary of research

By Charlotte May

What is the scope for using mediation in the Court of Protection? Current research[1] has established a starting point for exploring this question and related issues such as when in the process mediation can be most useful, what training and expertise are needed for mediators in these cases, and what issues are and are not suitable for mediation. 1,186 more words


Taking Liberties.

I can’t pretend to be a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) aficionada. But a little research reading reveals that the current ‘acid test’, in England and Wales, for assaying whether a person is subject to a Deprivation of Liberty is: if the person is ‘subject to continuous supervision and control and not free to leave’, she or he is deprived of her or his liberty and therefore needs the Safeguards applied, to ensure that the Deprivation and any restrictions or restraints used to enforce it are in the person’s Best Interests. 845 more words

Section 21A applications and legal aid

We reproduce below  a version of the case comment on the case of Briggs v Briggs EWCOP 48 which appeared in the December 2016 39 Essex Chambers… 1,853 more words