Winspear (Personally and on behalf of the estate of Carl Winspear, Deceased) v City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Medical treatment – Adult patient. The Queen's Bench Division declared that there had been a procedural breach of art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights by the defendant NHS Trust in respect of the placing of a 'do not attempt cardio-pulmonary resuscitation' notice on the deceased's medical record, which subsisted for nine to ten hours, without any consultation with a person who had been caring for or representing his interests.

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