In the High Court hearing in the case of Charlie Gard, held on Friday 14th July 2017, the judge ordered a Clinical Ethicist to chair what Counsel for the parents described as ‘maybe the most critical meeting this case has had’. This is a multi-disciplinary meeting of healthcare professionals, to be held today (Monday), which will include Professor Hirano, the American doctor who is proposing the experimental treatment, and Charlie’s treating clinicians. If Professor Hirano agrees that the treatment will provide no or negligible benefit to Charlie, the parents’ case will flounder. If he maintains his current view, their case
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