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An NHS Foundation Trust v AB & Ors [2020] EWHC 3221 (Fam)

Dec 3, 2020, 14:03 PM
Medical Treatment – Best interests – 10-year old required eye surgery for cataracts – Sight deteriorating since 2014 – Parents opposed to surgery – Application for declaration of lawfulness
The NHS Foundation Trust was granted a declaration of lawfulness and that it was in the child’s best interests to have eye surgery.
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(Family Division, Lieven J, 21 October 2020)

Medical Treatment – Best interests – 10-year old required eye surgery for cataracts – Sight deteriorating since 2014 – Parents opposed to surgery – Application for declaration of lawfulness

The NHS Foundation Trust was granted a declaration of lawfulness and that it was in the child’s best interests to have eye surgery.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2020] EWHC 3221 (Fam)

Case No: FD20P00257

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION


Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 21/10/2020

Before :

MRS JUSTICE LIEVEN

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Between :

AN NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Applicant

and

(1) AB (by her Child’s Guardian)
(2) CD
(3) EF
Respondents

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Mr Conrad Hallin (instructed by Capsticks Solicitors) for the Applicant
Mr Christopher Osborne (instructed by Cafcass) for the First Respondent
The Second and Third Respondents were unrepresented

Hearing dates: 21 October 2020

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Approved Judgment

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MRS JUSTICE LIEVEN

The Judge hereby gives leave for this judgment to be reported in this anonymised form. The judgment is being distributed on the strict understanding that in any report no person other than the advocates or the solicitors instructing them may be identified by name or location. 

Judgment: An NHS Foundation Trust v AB [2020] EWHC 3221 (Fam)

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