Case Law

Best interests: An NHS Trust v Y (by his litigation friend the Official Solicitor) [2018] UKSC 46

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By John Churchill, barrister, Guildhall Chambers The Supreme Court has recently wrestled with the issue of whether the law requires an application to the Court of Protection when clinically assisted nutrition and hydration ( ‘CANH’), which is sustaining the life of a person with a prolonged disorder of consciousness ( ‘PDOC’), is to be withdrawn […]

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