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BMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3700 (Published 01 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3700
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The president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health reflects on the case of Charlie Gard

“The first lesson that can be learnt from this case is that it is bad medical practice to give patients, and in this case parents, false hope. That’s not an indictment of the practitioners involved, it’s an indictment of all the external bodies, medical and non-medical, who got involved without knowledge of the details of …

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