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King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust v Hasstrup (Withdrawal of Treatment) [2018] EWHC 127 (Fam)

Date:6 FEB 2018
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(Family Division, MacDonald J, 29 January 2018)

Medical treatment – Best interests – Severe brain injury – Balance sheet approach – Application for declaration that it was lawful and in the child’s best interests for life-sustaining treatment to be withdrawn

The court made a declaration that it was no longer in the child’s best interests for life-sustaining treatment to continue.

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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 127 (Fam)
Case No: FD17P00299

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 29/01/2018


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Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

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Takesha Thomas
First Respondent

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Lanre Haastrup
Second Respondent

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Isaiah Haastrup
Third Respondent

Ms Fiona Patterson (instructed by the NHS Foundation Trust) for the Applicant
Mr Ian Wise QC and Mr Bruno Quintavalle (instructed by Barlow Robbins) for the First Respondent
The Second Respondent appeared in Person
Ms Shabana Jaffar (of CAFCASS Legal) for the Child

Hearing dates: 22, 23 and 24 January 2018

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Approved Judgment

I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.


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