Janet Tracey's husband has welcomed the Court of Appeal's ruling that doctors were wrong to place a "do not resuscitate" order without informing her.
David Tracey, a 66-year-old retired engineer who launched his claimed to put right "a wrong done to Janet", said outside court that the ruling was "a good result".
Patient care has got to come first, and this will bring more care to people.
A lawyer representing the family said Mrs Tracey's relatives were "delighted that the court has recognised the need for doctors to consult patients on decisions to deny resuscitation".
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