In this episode Christopher Johnston QC is joined by co-editor, Sophia Roper QC, to discuss medical treatment decisions for minors, as discussed in chapter 4 of the new fourth edition of Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law.
Chris and Sophia consider the process by which the courts, including the appellate courts, reach decisions in a wide range of difficult cases including that of Tafida Raqeeb, where the parental views prevailed over those of the hospital Trust.
Read more about Sophia's practice here: https://bit.ly/3o60m9D
Read more about Chris's practice here: https://bit.ly/3ANjO2P
Members of Serjeants' Inn Chambers have represented parties in recent cases concerning the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment from children, including the proceedings relating to Tafida Raqeeb, Charlie Gard, Alfie Evans, and Archie Battersbee.
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