Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust v Evans and others

Minor – Medical treatment. Continued ventilator support was no longer in the third respondent child's best interests, in circumstances which were futile, compromised his future dignity and failed to respect his autonomy. Accordingly, the Family Division granted the applicant NHS Foundation Trust's application for a declaration that continued ventilator support was no longer in the child's best interests and, in the circumstances, it was not lawful that such treatment continue, despite the father's proposed alternatives.