Charlie Gard: Mum Connie Yates ordered to not interrupt medical conference


Connie Yates was ordered to stopover quiet if she is to sit in on next week’s meeting between doctors discussing her desperately ailing child.

Mr Justice Francis’s decision followed suggestions that she and accessory Chris Gard should be barred from the meeting at Great Ormond Concourse Hospital.

They have regularly interrupted High Court undertakings about their son’s treatment and walked out of the hearing last week.

Today’s decision came as the American doctor who has proffered to help 11-monthold Charlie was named for the first time.

Mr Justice Francis lifted a lawful restriction preventing Dr Michio Hirano, professor of neurology at New York’s Columbia University from being identified.

He have the courage of ones convictions pretends he can tackle genetic condition MDDS, which has left Charlie keep away from for his life.

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Great Ormond Street claims there is no evidence Charlie can recove

Labeled in court as being at the “forefront of his field”, he claimed last week the drug he has pioneered could restrain muscle-wasting and help build brain growth.

One of his former patients Art Estopian Jnr is pronounced to have enjoyed a “new lease of life” after being treated with the prescription in a trial which he over saw.

The court heard that Dr Hirano is due to go Great Ormond Street, London on Monday and Tuesday to discuss the example with specialists treating Charlie.

Mr Justice Francis was told a “full and open” chin-wag might not be possible between experts with Mr Gard, 32, and Ms Yates, 31, put forth.

But it was agreed Miss Yates could sit in the meeting – as long as she remained peaceful for parts of it. The couple, from Bedfont, West London, want their son to fly to the US to withstand the treatment on offer from the neurology professor.

Great Ormond Way claims there is no evidence Charlie can recover and want him to be allowed to die with standing.

The case continues.

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