|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 107 (Jul)|
|Representation||Nigel Pleming QC and Fenella Morris (instructed by Hogans, Merseyside) for the claimant.|
|John Howells QC and Phillipa Kaufmann (instructed by Reid Minty) for the defendant.|
|Philip Sales and Ben Harper (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State as interested party.|
|Judgment Dates:||5 July 2002|
Mental health - Patient - Seclusion of patient - Patient bringing proceedings for judicial review contending seclusion policy adopted by hospital unlawful - High Court issuing declaration that policy unlawful and providing guidance - Hospital reviewing policy and issuing new policy not in accordance with judicial guidance or national guidance issued by Secretary of State - Patient challenging new policy - Whether new policy unlawful - s 118.