A woman with paranoid schizophrenia will undergo surgery for breast cancer against her wishes after a UK High Court ruled she lacked capacity to make the call on her treatment. The 66-year-old known as ‘JT’, who was diagnosed with the mental illness 25 years ago and living in the community supported by psychiatric community nurse, believed ...
Woman forced to have breast cancer surgery under court order
By Tessa Hoffman
23 Nov 2017