Declaration that the P, who was pregnant, should have a termination was set aside.
Application by NHS Trust for the court to make an anticipatory and contingent declaration in the event that the pregnant P became incapacitated. The application was granted.
Application by an NHS Trust for an order in respect of a 24 year old pregnant woman who the Trust say lacks capacity and in whose best interests it is said to have a termination of pregnancy.
Application brought by an NHS Trust for declarations whether it is in JP's best interests to: i) deliver her baby via a Caesarean section under general anaesthetic; ii) to be transferred to hospital from her home in accordance with the transfer plan; and iii) not inform her of the outcome of these proceedings.
Judgment concerning whether or not it is in the best interests that intubation should continue or should not continue to be provided.
Application brought by the CCG, with the support of the P's family, that CANH should be withdrawn from the P. The application was granted.
Application by Manchester University NHS Trust for a declaration that the P, who is a Jehovah's witness, lacks capacity to conduct proceedings, and to consent to treatment on her left leg, and that it is lawful and in the P's best interests for her to be given blood products if it becomes clinically necessary during an operation on her left leg. The application was granted.
University Hospitals of Derby And Burton NHS Foundation Trust v J (Medical Treatment: Best Interests)  EWCOP 16
Application brought by the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust for declarations that it is in the P's best interests to undergo a hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (HBSO) and a colonoscopy, and that, in order to enable those to be undertaken, it is in her best interests for a transfer plan to be implemented which will involve her sedation and a level of deception to ensure her presence at hospital for the procedures to be undertaken. Application 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.
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