ALFIE Evans’ life-support is set to end after a high court judge officially allowed doctors to stop keeping the youngster alive. The seriously ill tot’s parents, Tom Evans and Kate James, heard the heartbreaking news this afternoon after posting of their fears he would be “executed”. The couple, from Liverpool, have been fighting against doctor’s wishes to end their desperately ill son’s life-support. They hoped to delay the life support being switched off long enough for 23-month-old Alfie – who has a degenerative brain disease – to receive treatment in Rome, Italy. Bosses at Alder Hay Hospital in Liverpool took the case back to the high court to ask the judge to determine when Alfie’s treatment should officially be withdrawn, after the Court of Appeal last month ruled it should be stopped. Mr Justice Hayden watched videos sent by Alfie’s parents that they say show him ‘improving’. The judge said he was not able to give a medical opinion and was watching them out of ‘courtesy and kindness’. He set a date for Alfie’s life support to be turned off – which cannot be published. Mr Hayden said: “Lady Justice King in the Court of Appeal on March 8 circumscribed… Read full this story
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