The Court of Appeal has ruled that a woman's rights were violated when a "do not resuscitate" notice was placed on her records at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, without her being consulted.
David Tracey, says his late wife was subjected to an unlawful DNR order at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. The hospital is accused of breaching the human rights of terminally ill Janet Tracey, 63, because it did not consult her before the order was placed on her records.
Court of Appeal says Addenbrooke's Hospital violated patients rights over DNR order
The government has been accused of failing to tackle widespread confusion over the imposition of "do not resuscitate" orders.