Green, Regina (on the Application of) v South West Strategic Health Authority: Admn 28 Oct 2008

The claimant said that whilst resident in a care home, her care should have been paid for as health care under ‘Continuing Health Care.’ She said that the decision maker had failed to comply with the Health Authorities guidelines.
Held: In these circumstances it was proper to admit further evidnce about the background to the decision, and in the light of that additional evidnce in this case, there was nothing to establish that the review panel had departed from the Authority’s need test. The claim failed.


Wyn Williams J


[2008] EWHC 2576 (Admin)




National Health Service Act 1977 3, National Assistance Act 1948 21


England and Wales


CitedRegina v Westminster City Council Ex Parte Ermakov CA 14-Nov-1995
The applicant, having moved here from Greece, applied for emergency housing. The Council received no reply to its requests for corroboration sent to Greece. Housing was refused, but the officer later suggested that the real reason was that the . .
CitedGrogan, Regina (on the Application of) v Bexley NHS Care Trust and others Admn 25-Jan-2006
The claimant was elderly and in need of care in a nursing home. She claimed that her care needs had been assessed by an unlawful protocol applied by the health authority. She said that she qualified under the criteria for Continuing Health Care.
CitedRegina v North and East Devon Health Authority ex parte Coughlan and Secretary of State for Health Intervenor and Royal College of Nursing Intervenor CA 16-Jul-1999
Consultation to be Early and Real Listening
The claimant was severely disabled as a result of a road traffic accident. She and others were placed in an NHS home for long term disabled people and assured that this would be their home for life. Then the health authority decided that they were . .
CitedLeung v Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Admn 5-Jul-2002
Silber J considered the circumstances in which it was proper to take into account additional evidence surrounding the circumstances in which a decision under challenge had been made. He added to those in Ermakov the issue of whether it would be just . .
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Health, Administrative

Updated: 20 August 2022; Ref: scu.277291