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Re HK (Serious Medical Treatment) (No.2) [2017] EWHC 2581 (Fam)
Date:29 NOV 2017
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Law Reporter

(Family Division, Baker J, 3 July 2017)

Medical treatment – Cessation of treatment – Proposal for least invasive treatment plan and palliative care – Evidence of child experiencing pain – Declaration of lawfulness

The treatment plan proposed by the NHS Trust was approved and a declaration granted.



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This judgment was delivered in public but it is ordered that in any published version of the judgment no person other than the advocates or the solicitors instructing them and other persons named in this version of the judgment shall be identified by name or location and that in particular the anonymity of the child[ren] and members of their [or his/her] family must be strictly preserved.

Case No: FD17P00312
Neutral citation number: [2017] EWHC 2581 (Fam)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE – FAMILY DIVISION


IN THE MATTER OF THE SENIOR COURTS ACT 1981
AND IN THE MATTER OF HK (SERIOUS MEDICAL TREATMENT) (No.2)

Courtroom No. 45


High Court of Justice Family Division
1st Mezzanine, Queen’s Building
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL


6.24pm – 6.45pm
Monday, 3rd July 2017

Before:

THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE BAKER

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B E T W E E N:

AN NHS HOSPITAL TRUST
Applicant

And

GM (1)
DK (2)
HK (by his Children’s Guardian) (3)
Respondents

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Peter Boyce (solicitor, the NHS Trust) for the Applicant
Edward Devereux QC (instructed by Dawson Cornwell) for the First Respondent Mother
Alev Giz (instructed by Philcox Gray) for the Second Respondent Father
Melanie Carew (Cafcass Legal) for the child, by his Children’s Guardian

Hearing dates: 3rd July 2017

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JUDGMENT



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