Declarations made that it was in the P's best interests for the insertion of a tracheostomy and associated treatment at the direction of the treating team.
The P suffered a birth injury in consequence of medical negligence, which left him with a condition which is described as dyskinetic tetraplegic cerebral palsy. His physical disabilities are extensive. He had been in hospital for 5 months at the date of this application which was brought by the NHS Trust. Throughout the litigation since 2013 there has been a high degree of conflict within the family.
The court agreed on the treatment advised by the Trust.
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