This case is normally cited to show the court's reluctance to overturn decisions on allocation.


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High CourtEdit

Laws J held in favour of B, stating that scarcity/rationing is not an adequate reason to reject life saving treatment for children.

Court of AppealEdit

Sir Thomas Bingham MR overturned the decision of the High Court, deciding in favour of the PCT. Though agreeing with Laws J's sentiment, Sir Thomas Bingham MR argued that disallowing scarcity as a reason for withholding treatment would be disregarding reality.