Alfie Evans: Decision to remove life support upheld by judge

Alfie Evans: Decision to remove life support upheld by judge
 

The parents of a seriously ill toddler have lost their appeal against a High Court decision to end his life support.
A judge ruled last month that doctors at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool can stop treating 21-month-old Alfie Evans against the wishes of his parents Kate James and Tom Evans.
They want to take him abroad for treatment for his mystery illness but doctors said it would be "futile".
Judges at London's Court of Appeal agreed with the High Court ruling.
The decision was announced by Mrs Justice King.
Alfie's parents, from Bootle, Merseyside, were not at the... read more

 
6 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 104
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