bioethics folders

End of life

Introduction

Bioethics press synthesis

Alfie - permanent ban on transfer to Italy - parents want to take Alfie home

14 May 2018

On Wednesday evening, Judge Hayden once again rejected the parents' appeal and turned down the offer from the hospital in Rome to treat the sick toddler. "...

Vincent Lambert: the court asks for a new medical expertise

14 May 2018

In proceedings instigated by Vincent Lambert's parents' lawyers, the administrative court of Châlons-en-Champagne "considered it necessary, in order to rule on...

Alfie Evans is still alive, his parents hope to transfer him to Rome

14 May 2018

Last night, doctors at the Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool turned off life support for [1] Alfie [2] Evans, a two-year old boy who was in a semi-...

70 specialists denounce "euthanasia in disguise" and call for Vincent Lambert to be transferred to a specialist unit

09 May 2018

Seventy doctors and specialists treating brain-injury patients in a persistent vegetative state or minimally conscious state have published an opinion piece in...

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