A mother from Santiago de Compostela requested, through the Spanish Foundation of Christian Lawyers, that a court prevent the euthanasia of your daughter54 years old and suffering from multiple sclerosis since his youth.
It is reported the foundation through a statement in which he explained that he went to court, in the name of mother, who lives with his daughter in Santiago de Compostela. The organization requested precautionary measures from the court, within the framework of a complaint against the University Hospital of Santiago and the Commission for the Guarantee and Evaluation of Euthanasia of Galicia.
As already known, Parents “against euthanasia being applied”, which is scheduled for this afternoon. From Christian Lawyers they consider that the requirements for accepting euthanasia are not met and They asked, based on the mother’s statement, if she really had “excruciating pain,” as stated in the report of the commission endorsing the procedure.
In addition to this, they pointed out that this Wednesday the mother was informed by Sergas’ representatives that Thursday is the day her son will be euthanized. On this day, When the doctors arrived to take the girl to the hospital, the mother did not open the door for them. because what they did not access, they approved from Christian Lawyers.
From the aforementioned foundation they alleged that the mother had a power of attorney in which she represented her daughter, although they pointed out that she did not request her childlessness.
Protocol for the use of the euthanasia method
This is shown by the Ministry of Health The protocol is now available. “The obligation of the public administration is to inform and go through the judicial process,” they emphasized.
In addition, they emphasize that there is a guarantee commission and that all requests are “studied in a concrete, individual and complete manner.” “Also, every patient has a responsible doctor.”
In this case, they emphasized that it was a procedure that was “initiated, requested and desired by the daughter.” “He is a competent patient and the benefit is endorsed by the commission; he reiterates his desire to continue the procedure of his responsible doctor,” said the Xunta.
On the other hand, they insist that, if there is “some obstruction to the continuation of the desired procedure”, as in the case, the court is informed “so that the action can continue.”