Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 125 (Jul)
Court: Family Division
Judge:

Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss P

Representation Christopher Johnston for the NHS Trust.
  Caroline Harry Thomas for the Official Solicitor.
Judgment Dates: 9 July 2002

Catchwords

Medical Treatment - Withdrawal of treatment - Insensate patient - Patient in vegetative state - Hospital trust seeking declaration to discontinue life sustaining treatment - Whether in patient's best interests not to prolong life.

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