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Raqeeb v Barts NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 2531 (Admin) and [2019] EWHC 2530 (Fam)
Date:8 OCT 2019
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(Family Division, MacDonald J, 3 October 2019)

Medical treatment – Withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment – Best interests

The Family Division held that it was in the best interests of the child for life sustaining treatment to continue either in the UK or Italy.

 


 

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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 2531 (Admin) and [2019] EWHC 2530 (Fam)

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION (ADMINISTRATIVE COURT)
AND FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice

Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 03/10/2019

Before:

THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE MACDONALD
(Sitting in Public)

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Case No: CO/2767/2019

Between:

TAFIDA RAQEEB
(By her Litigation Friend XX)
Claimant

-and-

BARTS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
Defendant

-and-

SHALINA BEGUM and MUHHAMED RAQEEB

Interested Parties

Case No: FD19P00378

Between:

BARTS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
Applicant

- and -

SHALINA BEGUM and MUHHAMED RAQEEB
First and Second Respondents

-and-

TAFIDA RAQEEB

(By her Children’s Guardian)
Third Respondent

-and-

XX

Fourth Respondent

Ms Katie Gollop QC and Mr Eliot Gold (instructed by Kennedys LLP) for the Applicant in FD19P00378 and Defendant in CO/2767/2019
Mr David Lock QC and Mr Bruno Quintavalle (instructed by Sinclairs Law) for the First and Second Respondents in FD19P00378 and Interested Parties in CO/2767/2019
Mr Vikram Sachdeva QC, Ms Nicola Kohn and Mr Alan Bates (instructed by Irwin Mitchell LLP) for the Claimant in CO/2767/209 and the Interested Party in FD19P00378
Mr Michael Gration (instructed by CAFCASS Legal) for the Third Respondent in FD19P00378

Hearing Dates: 9 to 13 September 2019

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.

 

Judgment: Raqeeb v Barts NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 2531 (Admin) and [2019] EWHC 2530 (Fam)

 

 

 

 

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