The hospital caring for Alfie Evans have said that end of life care is in the toddler's 'best interests'.
Alder Hey Children's Hospital released the statement following the High Court's ruling that the 23-month-old can not go to Italy for treatment.
This evening the High Court again ruled that it is in Alfie’s best interests to continue with the end of life care plan developed by the clinical team who have cared for him throughout.
Our top priority therefore remains in ensuring Alfie receives the care he deserves to ensure his comfort, dignity and privacy are maintained throughout. This includes working closely with Kate and Tom as they spend this precious time together with him.
We would be grateful if respect and consideration is shown to all our staff, patients and families at the hospital at this difficult time.
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