Is a kidney transplant in his best interests?

By Bonnie Venter, 1st-4th March 2022 UPDATE: The judgment in this case is now published: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust v WV [2022] EWCOP 9 (08 March 2022) I’m watching a four-day Court of Protection hearing centred around the legal question of whether a kidney transplant is in the best interest of William, a 17-yearContinue reading “Is a kidney transplant in his best interests?”

Ethical complexity in a life-sustaining treatment case

By Bonnie Venter, 23rd February 2021 Editorial Notes: (1) A tweet thread about the hearing is available here. (2) The judgment has been published here.  (3) A different perspective on the same hearing (by Bridget Penhale) has been published here. There are moments in life that cause a monumental shift in who we used to be and who we areContinue reading “Ethical complexity in a life-sustaining treatment case”