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Life, death, and all the hard decisions in between


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



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