Court of Appeal rules Archie Battersbee must die in hospital

by News Update

The Court of Appeal has backed a decision by the High Court that Archie Battersbee cannot be moved from hospital to a hospice to die.

The family of the 12-year-old, who experts say is brain dead and will not survive without life-support treatment, had asked the courts to allow them to move him to a hospice.

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34 comments

DanSpotter86 August 6, 2022 - 12:01 AM

Disgusting and Disgraceful these courts need to look at themselves long and hard on what they've done basically they murdered Archie 😪 😢 😔

Jamie Smith August 6, 2022 - 12:03 AM

The UK is a backwards barbaric nation .

Myriam Lima August 6, 2022 - 12:03 AM

😪

Tamara Cardon August 6, 2022 - 12:03 AM

Disgraceful…nz

glenn leffe August 6, 2022 - 12:03 AM

I feel sad 4 the boy, parents meh nothing to say about them… social media killed this boy

SUSIE PARKER August 6, 2022 - 12:04 AM

Absolutely disgusted. I am appalled, this country is a joke..

Tinker August 6, 2022 - 12:04 AM

The devil is dancing in London.

SatchSaysPlay August 6, 2022 - 12:05 AM

Why don’t Turkey and Japan share this incredible medical knowledge they have on how to bring brain stem dead people back to life? I’m sure the rest of the worlds medical professionals would love to hear how they managed that one, Archie died over 3 months ago, his guilt ridden mother has been desperate to make amends for failing him ever since

Drea the Bandalore August 6, 2022 - 12:05 AM

Disgusting

Zala Tube August 6, 2022 - 12:05 AM

Why?

🕹 Lisa's Retro Lounge 🕹 August 6, 2022 - 12:05 AM

Thing is not being rude but he's already passed away so what is the mum thinking,, let him go now it's just so sad to hold on rip lovely boy xx

Gary Wallace August 6, 2022 - 12:05 AM

Archie, died in May. His mother is delusional!

William Wheeldon August 6, 2022 - 12:06 AM

This court ppl should be jailed for court murder for Archie killing

Megan Clare August 6, 2022 - 12:08 AM

His poor family, his mum, my heart breaks for her…. I just pray a miracle happens for that sweet lad 🙏

MSM are trash August 6, 2022 - 12:10 AM

£15,000 a day he is costing the tax payer

KernowRadio August 6, 2022 - 12:10 AM

So very Sad for all concerned.
But to say he might die if he is moved to a Hospice is not logical as he will die either way.
The only ending here is Death.

It does appear in this video that the boy is gripping an adults hand at 2 mins 59 sec

Can August 6, 2022 - 12:10 AM

I just wish it would've been possible to save him

Maria Laura August 6, 2022 - 12:10 AM

The boy is Alive, he can feel !!!

MAI August 6, 2022 - 12:11 AM

Right so why not a hospice so the Lad, family can have peaceful goodbye.

Jonathan Macaw August 6, 2022 - 12:11 AM

☠️

El Capra August 6, 2022 - 12:15 AM

The eternal barbarity of the highly educated Elite who decide who should live and who should die, that Elite is the cause of all misery on this planet and beyond. Also experienced that a family member wanted to pull the plug as doctor mentioned several times. Not admitted and after + 12 years she is still alive, with another besides family member a few years ago the killers still got their way. "Wisdom was once replaced by made-up intelligence. Alan Watts"

And look now the world is indeed a mess.

Macmac Aguilar August 6, 2022 - 12:18 AM

😭😭😭

lori lori August 6, 2022 - 12:20 AM

❤Archie 🙏

Stuart Fletcher August 6, 2022 - 12:21 AM

ENOUGH.

Rebecca August 6, 2022 - 12:22 AM

So after reading the background info on this, it's because the hospital don't want to risk losing Archie completely while in transit to a hospice or anywhere else. It makes sense and from the looks of it, everyone involved has analysed the situation thoroughly

Porter Ijsseldijk🇺🇦 August 6, 2022 - 12:22 AM

Let him go, he obviously didn't want to live. This is just pure torture

Mela August 6, 2022 - 12:26 AM

He is already dead. Stop fooling his body to make it feel it is alive. His soul is no longer within him. He's brain dead not in comma.

kelly August 6, 2022 - 12:27 AM

Archie's Mum brought him in to the world and some court ruling as the final say over what potentially could be his last moments in this world. This just does not seem right to me. Let the family those who knew him and loved him the most decide where he should be during his final moments. This is heartbreaking.

Suzy Rottencrotch August 6, 2022 - 12:27 AM

Rest In Peace lad

Maria Laura August 6, 2022 - 12:32 AM

The boy Archie Battersbee is Alive, he can feel !!!

BertyWith ThePeach August 6, 2022 - 12:36 AM

Oh no archie 😪🙏

Vee Hope August 6, 2022 - 12:41 AM

There is still one thing to try cryonic suspension.

Littleman Uploads August 6, 2022 - 12:42 AM

At what point will this family accept that all the Courts agree with the qualified medics and they have no chance of moving him or preventing the withdrawal of life support.

Their time and energy would be better spent with Archie and saying their goodbyes. RIP Archie god bless 💙

j l August 6, 2022 - 12:42 AM

Who is paying for all this ?