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Muslim family loses challenge against decision not to intensively resuscitate family member

In a similar case, a devout Muslim family took a legal challenge against a NHS Trust on behalf of their father, who is in a minimally conscious state. The Trust had decided that it would not be in the father’s best interests to be intensively resuscitated or be admitted into intensive care if his condition deteriorated. 
The family sought to argue that the father’s suffering brought him closer to God.

However, the Judge granted the NHS Trust the declaration it sought. The Judge stated that resuscitation "would not be prolonging life. It would effectively be restarting a life which has stopped.”

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