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Savage v South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Debra Powell
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Savage v South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
   
Issue: Whether the correct threshold to establish a breach of Art 2 ECHR in respect of the death of a detained patient following alleged clinical negligence was gross negligence of a kind sufficient to sustain a charge of manslaughter or, alternatively, failing to take measures to avoid a real and immediate risk to life.
   
Court: Court of Appeal
   
Reference:   B3/2007/0445
   
Neutral Citation:   [2007] EWCA Civ 1375
   
Judge(s): Sir Anthony Clarke MR, Waller and Sedley LJJ
   
Date: 20 December 2007