Deafness fear for girl facing deportation – The Guardian

Posted June 23rd, 2008 in children, immigration, medical treatment, news by sally

“A toddler who underwent a series of operations to improve her hearing is facing a lifetime of total deafness after the Home Office refused her family permission to stay in the UK.”

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2008

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N v United Kingdom (Application No 26565/05) – Times Law Reports

Posted June 6th, 2008 in asylum, human rights, law reports, medical treatment by sally

N v United Kingdom (Application No 26565/05)

European Court of Human Rights

“The removal of an alien suffering from a serious illness to a country where the facilities for treating that illness were inferior to those available in a state party to the European Convention on Human Rights might raise an issue under the Convention but only in a very exceptional case where humanitarian grounds against removal were compelling.”

The Times, 6th June 2008

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Court rejects HIV asylum seeker – BBC News

Posted May 27th, 2008 in asylum, HIV, medical treatment, news by sally

“An HIV-positive Ugandan woman’s claim to stay in the UK has been rejected by the European Court of Human Rights.”

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BBC News, 27th May 2008

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Regina (A) v West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust – Times Law Reports

Posted May 13th, 2008 in asylum, law reports, medical treatment by sally

Regina (A) v West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Queen’s Bench Division

“A failed asylum seeker could become ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom so as to be eligible for free treatment by the National Health Service.”

The Times, 13th May 2008

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Rape victim ‘too grubby’ for NHS – BBC News

Posted April 22nd, 2008 in hospitals, medical treatment, news, rape by sally

“The National Health Service has been criticised in court after a doctor told the male victim of a double rape that he was ‘too grubby’ to be treated.”

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BBC News, 22nd April 2008

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Ruling ‘denies treatment to 100,000 Alzheimer’s patients’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 15th, 2008 in appeals, medical treatment, medicines, mental health, news by sally

“Almost 100,000 Alzheimer’s patients face being denied NHS treatment which could delay the onset of their disease, the Court of Appeal was told yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th April 2008

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Refugee in High Court fight for NHS care – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 11th, 2008 in asylum, medical treatment, news by sally

“A failed asylum seeker is challenging regulations that prevent him receiving free treatment from the NHS.”

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The Daily Telegraph, 11th April 2008

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NHS migrant rules face legal bid – BBC News

Posted April 10th, 2008 in immigration, medical treatment, news by sally

“Rules banning some migrants in England from NHS treatment are to be challenged in the High Court.”

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BBC News, 9th April 2008

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Immigration chief defends deportation of cancer patient – The Guardian

Posted January 16th, 2008 in deportation, immigration, medical treatment, news by sally

“The head of Britain’s immigration agency last night defended the decision to deport a Ghanaian cancer patient from her Cardiff hospital bed by insisting that there were hundreds of such cases each year.”

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The Guardian, 16th January 2008

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Woman whose family history was overlooked died while giving birth – The Times

Posted January 9th, 2008 in birth, inquests, medical treatment, news by sally

“A woman died while giving birth after a clerical error left her without specialist medical care, despite both her mother and her aunt having been killed by the same rare condition at exactly the same age, an inquest was told yesterday.”

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The Times, 9th January 2008

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NHS complaint response “failing” – BBC News

Posted October 8th, 2007 in complaints, hospitals, medical treatment, news by sally

“Patients are being let down by the way NHS trusts in England handle complaints, a watchdog has found.”

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BBC News, 7th October 2007

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Sick baby must be treated, judge tells parents who put faith in God – The Times

Posted July 19th, 2007 in children, medical treatment, news by sally

“A desperately ill seven-month-old baby may be given potentially life-saving medical treatment against the wishes of her devout parents following a High Court ruling yesterday.”

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The Times, 19th July 2007

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