The Court of Protection, which until earlier this month held all its cases behind closed doors, has the power of life or death over those judged to be incapable of making decisions about their health.Don't want to be a guinea pig? Too bad! Don't like doctors? Too bad. Don't want to take a chance on surgery? Too bad. Government knows best.
It can even impose “experimental” treatments on patients without their consent and choose how to resolve an “ethical dilemma in an untested area”.
Saturday, May 29, 2010
Government controls your health care without regard for your wishes. Secret Court of Protection can order abortions and sterilisations of mentally ill patients - Telegraph