Case Law

Infant vaccination, religious objection and care orders: Re WSP (A Child) [2023] EWHC 2622 (Fam)

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction Vaccinations are vital not only in preventing common diseases that could seriously harm or even kill infants, but also in reducing the severity of diseases. While vaccinations are not mandatory in the UK, they are strongly encouraged by NHS and public health bodies. But what happens when a parent does not […]

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