Legal disputes about care with a high media profile
Stephen McKeever Senior lecturer, Children’s nursing, London South Bank University, RCN children and young people acute care forum
Both sides of public debates about the appropriateness of care at the end of life should be heard
Most of my career has been in critical care. During this time I have seen many families try to comprehend and make the most difficult decision of their lives. These decisions often concerned individuals who could not take part in the decision process themselves. Sometimes, families sought the opinions of those who were not part of the clinical team.
Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 3, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.3.12.s10