Doctors need not give blood transfusion to mentally ill Jehovah’s Witness, judge rulesBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2950 (Published 28 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2950
- Clare Dyer
Doctors need not give a blood transfusion to a 23 year old Jehovah’s Witness detained under the Mental Health Act who slashed his arm with a razor blade and who keeps trying to reopen the wound, a High Court judge has ruled.
In the Court of Protection in London Mr Justice Mostyn decided that the man, a convicted sex offender named only as J, has the mental …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Sign up for a free trial