Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v AH & Ors (Serious Medical Treatment)  EWCOP 51
Judgment concerning whether the mechanical ventilation of a woman lacking capacity should be discontinued.
Hearing to decide if the P should be given the Covid-19 vaccine against her will.
The court authorised the Applicant to administer the Covid-19 vaccine to the P against the wishes of the P's father.
Application by the P's daughter seeking a declaration that it would not be lawful or in her best interests to administer her mother with a vaccine against Covid-19, or indeed, any other vaccine, on the basis that to do so would be contrary both to her best interests and to what the daughter contended would be her wishes.
The court had to decide whether the P should receive the Covid-19 vaccine and concluded that it was in her best interests to do so.
NG (By His Litigation Friend, the Official Solicitor) v Hertfordshire County Council & Ors  EWCOP 2
Appeal by the OS against a ruling which supported the health and welfare deputy's decision that the P's parents did not have a reasonable excuse to leave their homes to provide care to the P, pursuant to regulation 6(2)(d) of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020. Appeal allowed.
Application by the P's daughter for an order that it was in her mother's best interests to be allowed to leave the care home in which she was currently living and move to live with her daughter and her family. The court agreed that it was in the P's best interests that she should live with her daughter.
Further decision following a court ruling that the P should not leave the care home to live with his daughter.
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