151 judgments found.

In the matter of Article 26 of the Constitution and the Health (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2004

Country: Ireland
Year: 2005
Court: Supreme Court of Ireland
Citation: [2005] I.E.S.C. 7 (Ir.)
Health Topics: Aging, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

The Health (Amendment) (No.2) Bill of 2004 was referred to the Supreme Court for review. Primarily the Supreme Court was asked to analyse the constitutional validity of the bill. Amendment to Section 53 of the Act imposed certain charges mostly on elderly people with limited means for in-patient treatment by public health services. Further, the …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Aged persons, Budget, Clinics, Elderly, Health expenditures, Health facilities, Health funding, Older persons, Public hospitals, Senior citizens, Social security
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Jackson Women’s Health Organisation v. Brian W. Amy (State Health Officer, Mississippi)

Country: United States
Year: 2005
Court: United States District Court Southern District Of Mississippi Jackson Division
Citation: No CivA 3:04CV495LN, 2005 WL 1412125 (SDMiss 2005)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Hospitals, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health
Facts:

The plaintiff- Jackson Women’s Health Organisation filed a motion challenging a provision in the Mississippi Code stating, “abortion procedures after the first-trimester shall be performed only at an ambulatory surgical facility or hospitals licensed to perform that service, and for related purposes. The plaintiff alleged that this provision had effectively banned it from performing abortions …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Abortion counseling, Abortion technique, Access to health care, Clinics, Counseling, Health care technology, Health facilities, Late-term abortion, Maternal health, Private hospitals, Public hospitals
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K.L. v. Peru

Country: Peru
Year: 2005
Court: Human Rights Committee
Citation: CCPR/C/85/D/1153/2003, Communication No. 1153/2003
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Hospitals, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

K.L was a 17 year old pregnant woman who was denied an abortion despite complications in her pregnancy. The foetus was anencephalic. Peruvian abortion laws allowed abortions in case there was a danger to the life or health of the mother. Anencephalic condition posed a life-threatening risk to K.L. The baby died after four days …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Abortion counseling, Access to health care, Access to treatment, Childbirth, Children, Clinics, Counseling, Depression, Health facilities, Infant health, Infant mortality, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Minor, Pediatric health, Pregnancy, Primary care, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Termination of pregnancy, Therapeutic abortion, Trauma
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Minister of Health and Social Services v. Lisse

Country: Namibia
Year: 2005
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: [2005] NASC 8
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Informed consent, Medical malpractice, Water, sanitation and hygiene
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to work
Facts:

Dr. Lisse, a private medical practitioner, challenged the Minister of Health and Social Services’ (Minister) decision to deny him authorization to conduct surgeries at the Windhoek State Hospital. Lisse was a registered medical practitioner and specialist obstetrician and gynecologist authorized to practice under the Medical and Dental Professions Act, 1993.  He opened a private practice …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Cleanliness, Clinics, Emergency care, Health care professionals, Health care technology, Health care workers, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health regulation, Inappropriate treatment, Negligence, Patient choice, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Secondary care, Social security, Tertiary care
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AB and Ors. v. Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2004
Court: High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division
Citation: [2004] EWHC 644 (QB), [2005] Lloyds Rep Med 1, [2004] 2 FLR 365, [2005] 2 WLR 358, [2004] Fam Law 501, [2005] QB 506, [2004] 3 FCR 324, [2005] Lloyd's Rep Med 1, (2004) 77 BMLR 145
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, Hospitals, Informed consent, Medical malpractice, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right of access to information, Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life
Facts:

In 1999, it was disclosed that for many years tissue and organs had been taken at or after post-mortems on deceased children, which were retained without the knowledge of the parents. Hospital post-mortem examinations were generally carried out following the death of a person in a hospital, provided, in accordance with the Human Tissue Act …Read more

Tags: Awareness, Childbirth, Depression, Diagnostics, Disclosure, Duty of care, Examination, Family planning, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health facilities, Informed choice, Mental disorder, Miscarriage, Negligence, Non-disclosure, Notification, Parental consent, Patient choice, Pregnancy, Public hospitals, Testing, Tort, Trauma
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Case III CK 546/03

Country: Poland
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Facts:

The plaintiff, a hospital, entered into an agreement for in-patient healthcare service with the defendant, a regional health fund. The contract did not include a provision that the services provided by the Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit (“ICU”) be contracted separately, but did provide that the amount to be paid by the defendant constituted the …Read more

Tags: Emergency care, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health regulation, Reimbursement
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J.A.O. v. Homepark Caterers LTD, et al.

Country: Kenya
Year: 2004
Court: High Court at Nairobi
Citation: J.A.O v. Homepark Caterers LTD & 2 Ors., (2004) eKLR (Kenya).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Plaintiff, J.A.O., was a woman living with HIV. The Defendants were her employer (Homepark Caterers), her doctor and hospital. The Plaintiff claimed the doctor and hospital subjected her to an HIV test without her consent, in violation of her constitutional right to privacy. She further claimed that the doctor disclosed her HIV status to her employer without …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Confidentiality, Degrading treatment, Diagnostics, Disclosure, Examination, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health data, Health facilities, Health records, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Humiliating treatment, Inhuman treatment, Medical records, Non-disclosure, Notification, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Secrecy, Testing
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M.V. to the Supreme Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: U.No. 533/02
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Facts:

The Plaintiff, on behalf of his child, requested full reimbursement for the child’s treatment in Croatia. The Plaintiff had received authorization from the Health Insurance Fund for reimbursement of travel and medical costs for up to 30 days of treatment in the facility in Croatia. He then sought a further 35 days treatment, which was …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Clinics, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Mazowiecki Regional Health Fund v. Healthcare Institution in Z

Country: Poland
Year: 2004
Court: Appellate Court - Warsaw
Citation: Mazowiecki Regional Health Fund v. Healthcare Institution in Z, Case No. I ACa 1/04 2004, Appellate Court (1st Civil Div.)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Facts:

The dispute concerned the correct interpretation of healthcare statutes. In December of 1988, the Healthcare Institution in Z (the plaintiff) contracted with the Mazowiecki Regional Health Fund (the defendant) to provide healthcare benefits. (The defendant was an entity charged under the Act on Universal Health Insurance (the “Act”) to carry out certain obligations arising from the …Read more

Tags: Budget, Emergency care, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Subsidies
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R (on the application of Goldsmith) v. London Borough of Wandsworth

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2004
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Citation: [2004] EWCA Div 1170
Health Topics: Aging, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to privacy
Facts:

A local authority decided that an elderly woman, G, who had lived happily in residential care accommodation since 1996, should be moved to a nursing home. G applied to get the decision quashed, but this was refused. This case concerned her appeal of the refusal to quash the local authority’s decision. When G was moved …Read more

Tags: Aged persons, Elderly, Health facilities, Home care, Long-term care, Nursing home, Older persons, Senior citizens
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