The British doctors said there was nothing they could do for Indy. She had become terminally ill, destroying her cells, but her parents wanted the doctors to continue treating her.
A lot of pain
They fought all the way to the British Supreme Court to achieve this, but to no avail: the judge rejected their request. The European Court of Human Rights also took a negative view of Indy’s continued life.
According to doctors, Indy was dying, and her treatment could not save her and caused her a lot of pain. Her parents objected to this.
The ventilator was turned off last night. Indi’s father, Dean Gregory, said he was deeply saddened: “The NHS and the courts have not only deprived her of the opportunity to live longer, they have also robbed Indi of her dignity now that she cannot die in the parental home where she lives.” “Belongs.”
But they couldn’t take her soul, Gregory says. “They tried to get rid of Indy without anyone noticing, but we made sure she would be remembered forever. I knew from the day she was born that she was special.”
Last week, Indy obtained Italian citizenship in an emergency procedure. It was a last-minute attempt to fly Indy to Italy where she could receive further treatment.
But eventually the British judges put an end to that. They decided that moving to Italy was not in India’s interest, and described the intervention of Italian consular officials as “wholly misplaced”.
Indy’s case is not unique to the UK. Previously, similar cases had been fought all the way up to the Supreme Court between doctors and parents of seriously ill children, all with the same result. The case surrounding 12-year-old Archie Battisby is still fresh in our minds. He was also terminally ill and was taken off life support after a weeks-long legal battle.
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