NHS: End-of-life Care - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:30 am on 8th September 2022.

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Photo of Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench 11:30 am, 8th September 2022

My Lords, in my conversation with the family of Charlie Gard, they were emphatic that adding to the tragedy of the loss of a child, the thing they found hardest was having to go to court and go through an adversarial system. Anything the review can do to prevent the necessity of court action, notwithstanding wonderful judges such as my noble and learned friend, would be welcomed by such families.