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P’s wishes and feelings outweigh argument concerning futility of future treatment (Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v TG and another)

P’s wishes and feelings outweigh argument concerning futility of future treatment (Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v TG and another)
Published on: 12 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • P’s wishes and feelings outweigh argument concerning futility of future treatment (Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v TG and another)
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Article summary

Private Client analysis: Elizabeth Fox, barrister at Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, advises that this case provides a reminder as to the importance of consulting families and ascertaining the individual’s wishes and feelings, and the values and beliefs underlying those wishes, prior to bringing an application for withdrawal of treatment. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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