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27 FEB 2018

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust v Evans and Anor [2018] EWHC 308 (Fam)

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust v Evans and Anor [2018] EWHC 308 (Fam)

(Family Division, Hayden J, 20 February 2018)

Medical treatment – Best interests declaration – Child suffered from incurable neurodegenerative disorder – Application for ventilator support to be withdrawn

A declaration was granted that it was no longer in the child’s best interests for him to receive ventilator support.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 308 (Fam)
Case No: FD17P00694
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 20th February 2018

Before :

MR JUSTICE HAYDEN

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Between :

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Applicant

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1) Mr Thomas Evans
(2) Ms Kate James
(3) Alfie Evans
(A Child by his Guardian CAFCASS Legal)
Respondents

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Michael Mylonas QC (instructed by Hill Dickinson) for the Applicant
The First and Second Respondents representing themselves
The Third Respondent represented by Ms Melanie Carew of CAFCASS

Hearing dates: 1st and 2nd February 2018 & 5th – 9th February 2018

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Judgment Approved


MR JUSTICE HAYDEN

This judgment was delivered in public. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published.

Judgment: Alder Hey Childrens NHS Foundation Trust v Evans and Anor [2018] EWHC 308 (Fam).rtf


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