Doctors vs parents: 5 reasons why legal stoushes arise

UK ethics experts have examined high-profile court cases involving the care of critically ill children
Clare Pain

Social media lobbying and poor communication have been identified as the key reasons why legal stoushes arise between hospital staff and parents of critically ill children, a report shows. 

UK medical ethics experts have provided advice in the wake of four British cases that made world headlines after hospitals and parents disagreed over what was in the best interests of the child.