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1 June 2012
Ms R was a woman with
alcohol-related brain damage who was subject to welfare
She died in 2011 after
refusing treatment for suspected cervical cancer. This investigation looks at her care
and treatment in the years leading up to her death.
Read the Ms R report
The Commission has published
guidance on providing physical treatment to people who lack the
capacity to consent. You can read Right to Treat
We carry out an investigation when we believe something may have gone seriously wrong with an individual's care and treatment. Here you can view all of our investigation reports.