Aug 01, 2002 · The judgment handed down in the case of Ms B confirms the right of the competent patient to refuse medical treatment even if the result is death. The case does, however, raise some interesting legal points. The facility for conscientious objection by doctors has not previously been explicitly recognised in case law. More importantly perhaps is that the detailed inquiry by the court into Cited by: 3.
In a similar case the patient was in the sound state of mind and made a living will stating not to have medical treatment. In Re B (adult: refusal medical treatment), the claimant suffered suffered a haemorrhage of the spinal column in her neck. She was admitted in the defendant hospital, NHS trust.
Comment on Re B (Adult: Refusal of Medical Treatment)  2 All England Reports 449 M Stauch Faculty of Law, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK.Cited by: 3.
Jul 30, 1992 · Re T (Adult: Refusal of Medical Treatment) Great Britain. England. Court of Appeal, Civil Division. KIE: The English Court of Appeal, Civil Division, denied an appeal on behalf of a critically ill, unconscious woman who had been given a blood transfusion upon court order after having previously refused to consent to one.Cited by: 145.