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Doctors must involve families in ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ notices for patients
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A 'Do Not Resuscitate' Notice was put in the Mrs Tracey's medical notes without consulting her or her family. The doctors' failure to consult breached her right to personal autonomy and to respect for private and family life.
The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
Ms A is a woman who was born with the body of a man. She has lived her whole life as a woman, presents herself that way to the world, … Continued
No. 30 of #50cases. Four siblings were born between 1982 and 1988. On numerous occasions between 1987 and 1992 grandparents, teachers and neighbours told others they were worried about the children. … Continued
No. 29 of #50cases. Sex, education and drugs – all part of growing up? Søren Hansen and Jesper Jensen certainly thought so when they wrote ‘The Little Red Schoolbook’, to advise children on … Continued
No. 31 of #50cases. No democracy is complete without the right of citizens to protest in public. But what happens when the right to protest clashes with the police’s duty to protect people … Continued