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R (on the application of Daniel Roque Hall) v (1) University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2) Secretary of State for Justice [2013] EWHC 198 (Admin)

DATE: 08 Feb 2013

Although the level of care received by a severely disabled prisoner whilst in prison was lower than that to which he was accustomed, it did not amount to inhuman and degrading treatment contrary to the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.3 and art.8. Nor had that treatment put his life at risk or reduced his life expectancy contrary to art.2 of the Convention; although the prisoner had been admitted to hospital, his symptoms were caused by his medical condition, not by the prison's treatment of him.