395. Mental and physical health.

Mental1 and physical2 health are preconditions to the effective enjoyment of private life and refusal of access to necessary medical treatment may therefore raise issues under Article 83 in cases where the facts are not sufficiently serious to disclose a violation of the prohibition4 of torture5. Article 8 may also be engaged by the foreseeable consequences for the mental health of an asylum seeker of removal from the United Kingdom pursuant to an immigration decision, even where such removal does not violate Article 3, if the facts are sufficiently serious