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End of life care: Legal Annex: Endnotes

1. A National Health Trust v D (2000) 55 BMLR 19; NHS Trust A v M and NHS Trust B v H (2000) 58 BMLR 87.

2. R v Cox (1992) 12 BMLR 38.

3. For a very rare exception in the case of conjoined twins see Re: A (Children) (Conjoined twins: surgical separation) [2000] 4 All ER 961.

4. Airedale NHS Trust v Bland [1993] 1 All ER 821 at page 860 per Lord Keith and page 866 per Lord Goff. Also Re JT (Adult: Refusal of Medical Treatment) [1998] 1 FLR 48 and Re AK (Medical Treatment: Consent) [2001] 1 FLR 129.

5. St George’s Healthcare Trust v S (No 2). R v Louise Collins & Others, Ex Parte S (No 2) [1993] 3 WLR 936.

6. Re Ms B v a NHS Hospital Trust [2002] EWHC 429 (Fam).

7. Airedale NHS Trust v Bland [1993] 1 All ER 821.

8. Re J (A Minor) (Wardship: Medical Treatment) [1990] 3 All ER 930.

9. Airedale NHS Trust v Bland [1993] 1 All ER 821 at page 860 per Lord Keith and page 866 per Lord Goff. Re T (Adult: Refusal of Treatment) [1992] 4 All ER 349 and Re AK (Medical Treatment: Consent) [2001] 1 FLR 129. W Healthcare NHS Trust v H [2005] 1 WLR 834.

10. Re B [1981] 1 WLR 421; Re C (A Minor) [1989] 2 All ER 782; Re J (A Minor) (Wardship: Medical Treatment) [1990] 3 All ER 930; Re R (Adult: Medical Treatment) [1996] 2 FLR 99.

11. Wyatt & Anor v Portsmouth Hospital NHS & Anor [2005] EWCA Civ 1181. Burke v GMC [2005] EWCA Civ 1003. An NHS Trust v MB [2006] EWHC 507 (Fam).

12. An NHS Trust v Ms D [2005] EWHC 2439 (Fam). Burke v GMC [2005] EWCA Civ 1003.

13. An NHS Trust v S & Ors [2003] EWHC 365 (Fam).

14. Glass v the United Kingdom (ECHR, 2004).

15. Re J (A Minor) (Child in Care: Medical Treatment) [1992] 2 all ER 614; Burke v GMC [2005] EWCA Civ 1003.

16. Burke v GMC [2005] EWCA Civ 1003.

17. Burke v GMC [2005] EWCA Civ 1003. NHS Trust v Ms D [2005] EWHC 2439 (Fam).

18. Airedale NHS Trust v Bland [1993] 1 All ER 821; Law Hospital NHS Trust v Lord Advocate 1996 SLT 848.

19. Airedale NHS Trust v Bland [1993] 1 All ER 821; Law Hospital NHS Trust v Lord Advocate 1996 SLT 848. Also refer to Practice Note (Official Solicitor: Declaratory Proceedings: Medical and Welfare Decisions for Adults Who Lack Capacity) [2001] 2 FLR.

20. Re J (A Minor) (Child in Care: Medical Treatment) [1992] 2 All ER 614; and Re G (Persistent Vegetative State) [1995] 2 FCR 46.

21. Re A (Male Sterilisation) [2000] FCR 193; and Re S (Adult: Sterilisation) [2000] 2 FLR 389. Health And Social Services Trust v PM & Anor [2007] NIFam 13 (21 December 2007).