The 54-year-old woman was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was young and requested euthanasia. He lives with his mother in Santiago de Compostela (Galicia) who tries to prevent euthanasia from being done to him and turns to the courts for them.
The mother requested, through the Spanish Foundation of Christian Lawyers, that the court prevent the euthanasia of her daughter. The organization requested precautionary measures from the court. They acted when they understood that the requirements for the 54-year-old woman to receive euthanasia were not met and they asked, based on what the mother said, that she was in “unbearable pain,” reports ‘Europa Press’.
Access to doctors is restricted
Euthanasia was planned, but when the doctors went to the house where the woman with multiple sclerosis lived to transfer her to the hospital where they could perform euthanasia, the mother did not open the door for them, so they could not enter, Christian. Lawyers pointed out. , who assured that the mother had the power of attorney in which she represented her daughter, although they said that she did not request her incapacity.
“The obligation is to go through the judicial process”
Apparently, now it is up to the Justice to determine whether the woman diagnosed with the disease is euthanized or not. “The obligation of the public administration is to inform and go through the judicial process,” said sources from the Ministry of Health consulted by ‘Europa Press’.
In addition, they assured that all the requests were “studied in an individual and complete way” and 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.