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Savage v South Essex Partnership NHS Trust

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Debra Powell
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Savage v South Essex Partnership NHS Trust
   
Issue: Whether gross negligence of a kind sufficient to sustain a charge of manslaughter was the correct threshold to establish a breach of Art 2 ECHR in respect of the death of a detained patient following alleged clinical negligence.
   
Court: High Court, Queen’s Bench
   
Reference:   TLQ/06/0548
   
Neutral Citation:   [2006] EWHC 3562
   
Judge(s): Swift J
   
Date: 21 December 2006