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#Life Support

# life-support - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision
# Vincent Lambert
# Vincent Lambert

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

May 21st 2019, 12:46 PM 20,442 Views 21 Comments

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

# life-support - Monday 29 April, 2019

Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51
# Boyz N The Hood
# Boyz N The Hood

Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51

Apr 29th 2019, 9:40 PM 22,099 Views 12 Comments

Singleton (51) directed Boyz n the Hood as a 22-year-old fresh out of film school.

# life-support - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome
# Legal Challenge
# Legal Challenge

Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome

Apr 25th 2018, 9:33 PM 23,427 Views 59 Comments

Toddler Evans had his ventilator support removed late on Monday.

# life-support - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Mother charged with assault of daughter (3) who died this week
# Aubrey Grove
# Aubrey Grove

Mother charged with assault of daughter (3) who died this week

Feb 15th 2018, 12:16 PM 30,695 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s daughter, Zoe Cannon, died after her life support machine was switched off earlier this week.

# life-support - 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 18,182 Views 53 Comments

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

# life-support - Thursday 13 July, 2017

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 18,957 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.

# life-support - 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 31,066 Views 41 Comments

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

# life-support - 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 34,406 Views 45 Comments

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

# life-support - Thursday 24 December, 2015

'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support
# Texas
# Texas

'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support

Dec 24th 2015, 10:25 AM 36,449 Views 41 Comments

During the three-hour stand-off with police, George Pickering’s son squeezed his father’s hand on command.

# life-support - Monday 23 February, 2015

17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13)
# Schoolyard
# Schoolyard

17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13)

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:34 PM 32,348 Views 5 Comments

A police file will now be sent to prosecutors for assessment.

# life-support - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Court told 'right to life of unborn' greater than 'right to dignity in death'
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Court told 'right to life of unborn' greater than 'right to dignity in death'

Dec 24th 2014, 8:08 PM 29,076 Views 0 Comments

A ruling in the case of the pregnant woman who has been declared clinically dead will be made on 26 December.

# life-support - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Comedians are tweeting prayers for Joan Rivers amid 'life support' reports
# Treasure
From The Daily Edge
# Treasure

Comedians are tweeting prayers for Joan Rivers amid 'life support' reports

Aug 31st 2014, 9:18 AM 24,671 Views 109 Comments

There has been an outpouring of well-wishes on Twitter.

# life-support - Friday 21 March, 2014

Bank borrowing from ECB at lowest level since guarantee
# Life Support
# Life Support

Bank borrowing from ECB at lowest level since guarantee

Mar 21st 2014, 11:20 AM 5,377 Views 12 Comments

Health of Irish system appears to be on the up as calls for support from Frankfurt slide

# life-support - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights
# Childbirth
# Childbirth

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights

Jan 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 1,779 Views 253 Comments

A Dublin hospital has secured a court order to withdraw life-support from a severely brain-damaged baby whose his young mother died after delivery. As the child’s parents were unmarried, the father was not deemed the legal guardian.

# life-support - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital
# Ariel Sharon
# Ariel Sharon

Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital

Jan 2nd 2014, 9:47 AM 8,359 Views 65 Comments

Sharon has been in a coma for nearly eight years but his condition worsened yesterday.

# life-support - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Life support extended for US girl after routine operation goes wrong
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Life support extended for US girl after routine operation goes wrong

Dec 31st 2013, 9:15 AM 30,506 Views 45 Comments

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath reacted unexpectedly after routine tonsil surgery and was declared brain dead a few days later.

# life-support - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Irishman in critical condition after assault in Australia
# Perth
# Perth

Irishman in critical condition after assault in Australia

Dec 28th 2013, 12:03 PM 44,220 Views 0 Comments

23-year-old Tom Keaney from Galway sustained a head injury in the assault which took place almost two weeks ago.

# life-support - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support
# Madiba
# Madiba

Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support

Jul 4th 2013, 4:46 PM 10,227 Views 17 Comments

The advice is contained in legal documents dated 26 June.

# life-support - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'

Jun 26th 2013, 9:13 PM 6,737 Views 33 Comments

The former President of South Africa was admitted to hospital due to recurring lung problems.

# life-support - Monday 14 May, 2012

Sixth child dies after UK house fire tragedy
# Tragic
# Tragic

Sixth child dies after UK house fire tragedy

May 14th 2012, 10:51 AM 2,295 Views 8 Comments

Duwayne Philpott, whose five siblings died on Friday, lost his fight for life at Birmingham Children’s Hospital overnight.