PL (by her litigation friend, SL) v Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group and another

Medical treatment – Withdrawal of treatment. Having reviewed and considered the applicant's welfare in the widest sense, it was not in her best interests to continue to receive clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH) and the discontinuance of the CANH treatment was lawful. Accordingly, having found that the applicant did not have capacity to litigate, the Court of Protection allowed her son's application on her behalf.

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