Seriously ill girl can be taken to Italy for treatment, high court rules

Parents of Tafida Raqeeb win case after doctors said life support should be withdrawnThe parents of a five-year-old girl with a serious brain injury have won a high court battle to take her to Italy for treatment after UK doctors said her life...

Seriously ill girl can be taken to Italy for treatment, high court rules

Parents of Tafida Raqeeb win case after doctors said life support should be withdrawn

The parents of a five-year-old girl with a serious brain injury have won a high court battle to take her to Italy for treatment after UK doctors said her life support should be withdrawn.

Tafida Raqeeb, from Newham in east London, has been in hospital since February after sustaining a brain injury. Doctors at the Royal London hospital, where she is on ventilation, say she has no awareness or prospect of recovering and it is not in her interests to continue treatment.

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