Ultimately they were unable to postpone withdrawal of life support from Archie. Many people have asked in recent days why courts can make decisions for a parent’s child. Barrister Simon Mills SC pointed to a 2012 High Court case here based on a similar principle. That brings in the question of, in what person’s interest is it [to maintain life support]? His parents wanted to take him from London to the US for treatment, but the hospital ultimately advised turning off his life support.
Source: Irish Examiner August 06, 2022 08:01 UTC