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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 substantive Art 2 obligation to protect the life of a detained patient arose when staff knew or ought to have known that there was a “real and immediate” risk to life.
   
Court: House of Lords
   
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Neutral Citation:   [2008] UKHL 74
   
Judge(s): Lord Scott, Lord Rodger, Lord Walker, Baroness Hale, Lord Neuberger.
   
Date: 10 December 2008