St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Casey [2023] EWHC 2244 (Fam)

Declaration of death Following an out-of-hours COP decision which permitted brain stem testing, the Trust issued proceedings in the Family Division (opposed by family members) for a declaration under the inherent jurisdiction that the patient had died, along with consequential declarations that it was lawful for doctors to withdraw ventilatory support.

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Full judgment: BAILII


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Date: 12/9/23🔍

Court: High Court (Family Division)🔍



  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust🔍
  • Andy Casey🔍
  • Samantha Johnson🔍
  • Christine Casey🔍
  • Joe Casey🔍
  • Official Solicitor🔍

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Published: 14/9/23 08:49

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