Parents argue that decision to seek treatment in US would cause Charlie no significant harm

The Court of Appeal has upheld the decision by the High Court to withdraw life-support treatment for nine-month-old Charlie Gard.

Parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard were hoping to take Charlie, who suffers from a rare incurable condition, to the US for treatment that has been described as 'pioneering'.

Last month, the High Court said in Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children v Gard that this would not be in the baby's best interests. Palliative care should be provided instead, Mr Justice Francis s...

John Vander Luit
Editor
Solicitors Journal

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