Personal Injury Compensation
Withdrawal of life support
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust v Fixsler and Others  EWHC 2664 (Fam);  Med LR 593
A case returned to the Family Division of the High Court in October 2021, several months after it was first heard because
a further dispute had arisen between the parties. The point in issue in the instant litigation was the location in which life
support should be withdrawn from a baby, Alta Fixsler, by way of extubation. The parents continued to believe that it was
fundamentally wrong to withdraw Alta’s life-sustaining treatment, and that it would be a grave sin against God to do so.
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