An inquest has found that no adequate care plan was in place for the anorexic teenager, Pippa McManus, who killed herself five days after being released from The Priory in Altrincham. Pippa McManus, 15, was released from the psychiatric hospital in December 2015 and died five days later after stepping in front of a train. […]
The disclosure requirements are insufficiently safeguarded to be lawful, and were disproportionate in their effect. Hugh Southey QC and Nick Armstrong were instructed by Liberty. Tim Owen QC was instructed by Hodge, Jones & Allen. Please click here for the judgment. More to follow.