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End of life decisions – New Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that “Legal permission will no longer be needed to withdraw treatment from patients in permanent vegetative state.”

This sensible development means that it will no longer take months and thousands of pounds to decide if life support should be withdrawn.

We wonder if this will affect the life sustaining treatment section on Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney – watch this space.

 

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45003947