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24 APR 2018

Evans and Another v Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust and Another [2018] EWCA Civ 805

Evans and Another v Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust and Another [2018] EWCA Civ 805

(Court of Appeal, Davis, King, Moylan LJJ, 16 April 2018)

Medical treatment – Withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment – Appeal – Habeas corpus

The parents’ appeal from the decision dismissing their application for a writ of habeas corpus was dismissed as being wholly misconceived.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWCA Civ 805

Case No: B4/2018/0856
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM
Mr JUSTICE HAYDEN
HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION


Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 16 April 2018
Before :

LORD JUSTICE DAVIS
LADY JUSTICE KING
and
LORD JUSTICE MOYLAN

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Between :

(1) Mr THOMAS EVANS
(2) Ms KATE JAMES
Appellants

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(1) ALDER HEY CHILDREN’S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
(2) ALFIE EVANS
(By an Officer of CAFCASS and his Children’s Guardian)
Respondents

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Mr Paul Diamond (instructed by Direct Access) for the Appellants
Mr Michael Mylonas QC (instructed by Hill Dickinson) appeared on behalf of the First Respondent
Ms Sophia Roper (instructed by CAFCASS) appeared on behalf of the Second Respondent

Hearing date : 16 April 2018

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Judgment Approved

Judgment: Evans and Another v Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust and Anot [2018] EWCA Civ 805.docx


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