Quite possibly one of the saddest elements of the widely publicised case of Alfie Evans, is the involvement of third parties during the latter stages of the legal process. In this blog we discuss some of the difficulties that can arise when relying on non-regulated representatives.
Over the last year, numerous high profile cases about the medical treatment of terminally ill children have made their way into the newspaper headlines. Charlie Gard, Isaiah Haastrup and Alfie Evans have been some of the more high profile cases, each as tragic a set of circumstances as the last.
An interesting personal injury case emerged recently which included an award of damages for the cost of future surrogacy arrangements to a patient who lost her fertility due to negligent NHS cancer treatment.