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#Charlie Gard

# charlie-gard - Monday 14 May, 2018

'Our hero': Hundreds attend funeral of 23-month-old Alfie Evans
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

'Our hero': Hundreds attend funeral of 23-month-old Alfie Evans

May 14th 2018, 10:10 PM 15,764 Views 23 Comments

He died last month after doctors withdrew life support.

# charlie-gard - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Doctor who treated Charlie Gard says the baby's life became 'a soap opera'
# Rare Disease
# Rare Disease

Doctor who treated Charlie Gard says the baby's life became 'a soap opera'

Aug 5th 2017, 8:22 AM 18,191 Views 53 Comments

“I loved this child to bits. But it got to the point where there was nothing more we could do.”

# charlie-gard - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Should Charlie Gard's name have been made public?
# Ethical Questions
# Ethical Questions

Should Charlie Gard's name have been made public?

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 12,384 Views 29 Comments

In life or death cases involving children, should they be kept anonymous?

# charlie-gard - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'Rest in peace, Charlie': Tributes pour in for 11-month-old baby at centre of legal battle who has died
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'Rest in peace, Charlie': Tributes pour in for 11-month-old baby at centre of legal battle who has died

Jul 29th 2017, 7:53 AM 22,708 Views 18 Comments

His story dominates the UK papers, and figures such as the Pope and Prime Minister Theresa May have paid tribute.

# charlie-gard - Friday 28 July, 2017

Charlie Gard, the baby at the centre of a legal battle, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Charlie Gard, the baby at the centre of a legal battle, has died

Jul 28th 2017, 6:25 PM 68,735 Views 76 Comments

His parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates confirmed the news this evening.

# charlie-gard - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for his final days after ruling by judge
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for his final days after ruling by judge

Jul 27th 2017, 6:08 PM 12,873 Views 28 Comments

A judge made the order after an agreement on Charlie’s end-of-life care plan couldn’t be found.

# charlie-gard - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

No agreement over where Charlie Gard will spend his final days

Jul 26th 2017, 7:03 PM 12,677 Views 68 Comments

Great Ormond Street Hospital said moving Charlie home would not be practical.

# charlie-gard - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Charlie Gard's parents ask the High Court to let them take their son home to die
# British High Court
# British High Court

Charlie Gard's parents ask the High Court to let them take their son home to die

Jul 25th 2017, 5:27 PM 15,107 Views 46 Comments

The parents abandoned their bid for the experimental treatment yesterday, saying that time had run out for Charlie.

# charlie-gard - Monday 24 July, 2017

Charlie Gard's parents drop their fight to take him to the US for treatment
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard's parents drop their fight to take him to the US for treatment

Jul 24th 2017, 2:31 PM 28,009 Views 61 Comments

The couple cried at London’s High Court as their lawyer said time had run out for 11-month-old Charlie.

Charlie Gard's parents condemn death threats sent to hospital staff
# London
# London

Charlie Gard's parents condemn death threats sent to hospital staff

Jul 24th 2017, 8:02 AM 15,016 Views 27 Comments

The ill infant’s parents said they have also received a backlash online.

# charlie-gard - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'If he was suffering we wouldn't be up here fighting': New evidence in Charlie Gard case
# Rare Disease
# Rare Disease

'If he was suffering we wouldn't be up here fighting': New evidence in Charlie Gard case

Jul 13th 2017, 7:46 PM 26,317 Views 40 Comments

Proceedings grew heated today, with Gard’s parents storming out of the courtroom at one point.

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court
# Life Support
# Life Support

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court

Jul 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,028 Views 6 Comments

The case centred on whether or not a baby who had a rare genetic condition should receive CPR or ventilation if their condition deteriorated.

# charlie-gard - Monday 10 July, 2017

Parents of Charlie Gard to bring 'new evidence' to court in bid for US treatment
# Great Ormond Street
# Great Ormond Street

Parents of Charlie Gard to bring 'new evidence' to court in bid for US treatment

Jul 10th 2017, 8:07 PM 12,784 Views 46 Comments

His father Chris Gard asked a barrister representing the hospital today: “When are you going to start telling the truth?”

# charlie-gard - Friday 7 July, 2017

Great Ormond Street Hospital applies for new hearing into baby Charlie Gard's case
# London
# London

Great Ormond Street Hospital applies for new hearing into baby Charlie Gard's case

Jul 7th 2017, 5:43 PM 11,284 Views 14 Comments

Ten-month-old baby Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage from which he will not recover.

# charlie-gard - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Donald Trump offers help to baby whose life support is to be switched off
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Donald Trump offers help to baby whose life support is to be switched off

Jul 4th 2017, 8:13 AM 35,173 Views 61 Comments

Charlie Gard’s parents want to take him to the US for an experimental treatment – which the courts have repeatedly ruled against.

# charlie-gard - Monday 3 July, 2017

'He prays for them': Pope expresses condolences as baby's life support to be switched off
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'He prays for them': Pope expresses condolences as baby's life support to be switched off

Jul 3rd 2017, 9:28 AM 16,828 Views 18 Comments

Ten-month-old baby Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage from which he will not recover.

# charlie-gard - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off

Jun 29th 2017, 9:39 PM 31,080 Views 41 Comments

Charlie Gard’s parents have said they are “utterly heartbroken”.

# charlie-gard - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal

Jun 27th 2017, 7:55 PM 34,431 Views 45 Comments

Charlie Gard’s parents have described the court ruling as “upsetting”.

# charlie-gard - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'We're not horrible people' - Mother of terminally-ill baby defends taking case to European court
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'We're not horrible people' - Mother of terminally-ill baby defends taking case to European court

Jun 20th 2017, 1:12 PM 20,600 Views 51 Comments

Ten-month-old baby Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage from which he will not recover.

# charlie-gard - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

European rights court urges UK to keep treating baby with rare condition
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

European rights court urges UK to keep treating baby with rare condition

Jun 13th 2017, 8:15 PM 20,669 Views 28 Comments

More than £1.3 million has been raised online for the treatment, through more than 83,000 donations.

# charlie-gard - Friday 9 June, 2017

Terminally ill baby boy at London hospital must be kept alive until at least Tuesday, court rules
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Terminally ill baby boy at London hospital must be kept alive until at least Tuesday, court rules

Jun 9th 2017, 6:24 PM 40,877 Views 26 Comments

Charlie Gard’s parents want to take the 10-month-old to the US for an experimental treatment.