Application by the Trust to withdraw artificial nutrition and hydration from the P who had expressed, in an advance decision, that he did not want to live with an irreversible stoma. The application was granted.
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.
The court had to decide if it was in the P's best interests to continue to receive CANH. The court ruled that CANH should continue.
The P was allowed to return home to die.
Application brought by the CCG, with the support of the P's family, that CANH should be withdrawn from the P. The application was granted.
The applicant LA was seeking an order which would allow them to withdraw CANH from the P. The order was made.
Application regarding the proposed withdrawal of clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH) in respect of the 85 year old P. The application was granted.
Application to withdraw CANH from the P, who was in a persistent vegetative state, was allowed.
Application by NHS Trust seeking an order confirming that certain forms of treatment were not in P's best interests.
Applications by the P's husband that it was in her best interests for her to be taken off palliative care until there had been a full investigation and definitive diagnosis of the cause of her deterioration since 2012 and that she be given artificial feeding by way of PNT nutrition until she can eat enough to keep her alive. The applications were refused.
Case summaries on every Court of Protection case & other relevant decisions with links to the full judgment where available.
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