High Court Denies Appeal For Archie Battersbee To Be Moved

Total Views : 14
Zoom In Zoom Out Read Later Print

Archie's Parents Have Failed To Get Their Son Into A Hospice After Losing Their Last Appeal To Save Their Son's Life

The High Court has revealed it's denied the appeal made by Archie Battersbee's parents to move the brain dead 12 year old into a hospice, after his life support was supposed to be terminated on the 4th of August at 11am.

Archie Battersbee has been in a coma since April 7th, when his parents found him motionless on the floor of their Essex home and rushed him to hospital.

Doctors and the courts believe that Archie Battersbee has been brainstem dead since May, and have been in several legal challenges with the boy's parents who continue to hold the belief that their son needs: "More time to heal".

Starting in late July, Archie's organs have started to fail, which has doctors under pressure to remove his breathing and feeding tubes as to end his suffering.

Archie's family have gone to courts here in the UK and in mainland Europe, along with appealing to the UN.

Trying to stop the doctors from terminating their son's life support, all of which have rejected their appeals to save their son's life.

The new date doctors will attempt to terminate Archie's life support has not yet been announced by Barts Health NHS Trust, who run the Royal London Hospital where Archie Battersbee currently resides.