The Child and Medical Treatment: The Chance to Live, or to Die with Dignity?
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What happens when doctors and parents cannot agree on whether a child should be given experimental medical treatment? Why is there any question mark over a parent’s right to decide if medical treatment for their child continues?
From the parents of Ashya King who successfully secured proton beam therapy for their son to the despair surrounding baby Charlie Gard and his life-limiting genetic disorder: how does the court make decisions that can potentially prolong life or bring about the death of a child?
In this lecture, Professor Jo Delahunty is joined by Dr Imogen Goold.
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