Munchausen by proxy

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Munchausen by proxy

A factitious disorder in children produced by a parent or other caregiver.
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Fabricated or induced illness in a child by a carer; a reader.
In the published part of the judgment in this case, McFarlane J offered guidance on appropriate practice in applications for emergency protection orders (EPOs), and also on dealing with suspected cases of fabricated or induced illness and recording confidential information given to a case conference.
"We accept that we made mistakes in the management of this case which we very much regret, particularly around our analysis of the 241-page forensic assessment provided by the medical expert instructed by all parties to carry out the assessment of the family, in relation to fabricated or induced illness. "This assessment, the judge concluded, did not include sufficient evidence of fabricated or induced illness as had been concluded by the medical expert.

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