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SentenceDeath - wishes and feelings
Summary"I am being asked to take today an irreversible decision that will lead inevitably to death sooner rather than later and probably within minutes or seconds of the tube being removed. I am being asked to do so in the face of what I find are the wishes and feelings of TG. ... I have come to the clear decision that it is in the patient's best interests that intubation should continue. I recognise that this places a huge burden on the treating team. It is against their advice and their wishes and of course also those of Dr Newman but I remind myself constantly, this is her life and her wishes as I have found them to be and nobody else's. It may be that if the position were to remain the same in six months' time or no successful tracheostomy had been carried out that different considerations might apply but I am not looking at the future, I am looking at things as they are now and for those reasons I reach my decision and refuse the application."
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SubjectMedical treatment cases
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Date2019-02-14
JudgesCohen
PartiesRoyal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust TG
CourtCourt of Protection
NCN[2019] EWCOP 21
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Essex
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