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NHS Trust v X (In the matter of X (A Child) (No 2)) [2021] EWHC 65 (Fam)

Date:29 JAN 2021
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(Family Division, Sir James Munby, 18 January 2021)

Medical treatment – Consent – 15-year-old – Jehovah’s Witness with sickle cell syndrome – Application for rolling order as to consent to medical treatment

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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWHC 65 (Fam)

Case No: FD20P00690

(In Open Court)

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 18 January 2021

Before :

(Sitting as a judge of the High Court)


In the matter of X (A Child) (No 2)

Between :


- and -



Miss CLAIRE WATSON (instructed by Hill Dickinson LLP) for the Applicant Mr SHANE BRADY (instructed by Richard Cook Solicitors) for the Respondent
Ms VICTORIA BUTLER-COLE QC and Mr ALEXANDER RUCK KEENE (instructed by Cafcass Legal) for the Advocate to the Court Cafcass Legal

Hearing dates: 18-19 November 2020


Judgment Approved by the court
for handing down

Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment will be handed down by the judge remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email and by placing it on BAILII. The date and time for hand-down will be deemed to be in Open Court at 2pm on 18 January 2021 (at which time the judgment will be published on BAILII)


Judgment: NHS Trust v X (In the matter of X (A Child)(No 2)) [2021] EWHC 65 (Fam)

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