Richard Griffith

British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 22, Iss. 4, 28 Feb 2013, pp 234 - 235

The scope of parental responsibility has once again come under scrutiny following the case of Neon Roberts (Walker, 2012) whose mother objected to treatment for his brain tumour. This first of two articles considering the scope of parental responsibility sets out the key provisions and discusses the right of the court to overrule a parent's decision to refuse medical treatment for their child.

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