Y v A Healthcare NHS Trust [2018] EWCOP 18

Sperm "This application was made by Y on 12 July 2018 when I was sitting as the emergency applications judge. It required urgent determination by reason of the critical medical condition of Z, Y's husband. Y sought the following relief: (a) A declaration that, notwithstanding her husband's incapacity and his inability to consent, it was lawful and in his best interests for his sperm to be retrieved and stored prior to his death; (b) An order pursuant to section 16 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 directing that a suitable person should sign the relevant consent form for the storage of Z's sperm on her husband's behalf."

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Full judgment: BAILII!

Subject(s):

  • Medical treatment cases🔍

Date: 2/4/18🔍

Court: Court of Protection🔍

Judge(s):

  • Gwynneth Knowles🔍

Parties:

  • A Healthcare NHS Trust🔍
  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority🔍
  • Z🔍

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Published: 18/8/18

Cached: 2019-08-20 22:28:18