Charlie Gard's parents to find out where and when he will die

Faith Castro
July 27, 2017

Charlie Gard's parents are conceding that he will die in a hospice and not at home as they had previously wished.

The parents want a private medical team to care for their son in a hospice before his life support ends. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.

The name of the hospice will not be made public to allow his parents to say goodbye privately.

Francis had said on Wednesday, following the latest in a series of high court hearings, that Great Ormond Street's plan would take effect if agreement could not be reached by noon on Thursday. She yelled: "I hope you are happy with yourselves".

On Thursday afternoon, he announced a plan had been approved to move the 11-month-old to a hospice.

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A picture shows a teddy bear set up by supporters of the family of British baby Charlie Gard outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London on Monday.

Charlie's parents became embroiled in the new fight with doctors earlier this week, a day after abandoning attempts to persuade the judge to let their son travel to America for experimental treatment.

A final decision has been made to move terminally ill baby Charlie Gard to a hospice where he will "inevitably" die shortly afterwards.

Doctors at Great Ormond Street said the therapy would not help.

GOSH doctors said it was not practical to provide life-support treatment to Charlie at the couple's home.

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