Charlie Gard's parents back law-change to prevent another Alfie Evans case

Charlie Gard's parents back law-change to prevent another Alfie Evans case

Charlie Gard's parents back law-change to prevent another Alfie Evans case

Terminally ill British toddler Alfie Evans has died just a little under one week after having life support withdrawn.

The death of Alfie Evans, the legal battle toddler, has made people from all across the world to pour in their thoughts and hearts and shared the grief with his parents.

The words "Save Alfie Evans" were written out on pieces of paper and placed at the front.

He said: "I fear this might end up with us tightening security in children's hospitals which I think is really unfortunate because what we aim to do is make children's hospitals less scary and as friendly as possible. We loved you." In Alfie's final days, Tom Evans said he was working with doctors at the hospital to give his son "dignity and comfort" and thanked the staff "for their dignity and professionalism during what must be an incredibly hard time for them too".

Speaking outside Alder Hey Hospital, Tom said: "We got rejected yesterday to go to Italy unfortunately".

In a live interview on British television Tuesday, Alfie's dad told journalists his son had been breathing unaided for nine hours.

Watching over both of you.

'Your lives will never be the same again.

Natalie-Naily Price wrote: "awww look. little Alfie looking down on his army, God love him. x".

Kate James and Tom Evans said their son's death overnight in Liverpool, England had left them "heartbroken".

"The prayers of every right-to-life activist, both here and around the world, are with Tom and Kate, and I hope that brings them some level of comfort and peace", she concluded.

Emotions have run high over the case, with a band of supporters known as "Alfie's Army" protesting regularly outside the hospital, at times trying to storm the entrance.

Today, the Bradley Lowery Foundation posted a statement on its Facebook page from Gemma, Bradley's mum.

"When we were fighting for our son, Charlie, to be given a chance to try a treatment that could have improved his quality of life, we realised that cases like these would keep happening until the law was changed". Tragically, this has proven to be true.

'Since Charlie's passing in July past year, we have been working with paediatric consultants, medical ethicists, senior lawyers, United Kingdom politicians and other parents who have suffered through similar situations as us, to try and propose a law that will prevent parents experiencing painful and prolonged conflicts with medical professionals.

"This involves addressing problems around the 'best interests" tests as well as creating a platform for transparency and openness so that cases like these can be dealt with before they ever reach the courts'.

A day after little Alfie Evans passed away, his mother Kate took to Facebook to honor his memory with a handsome poem. Tom Evans had accused Alder Hey of abusing and neglecting his son in numerous ways, including a doctor adjusting Alfie's drugs without consent, a nurse falling asleep next to him, allowing one of his lungs to collapse, and leaving him in "squalid conditions" with "moldy tubes".

'RIP sweetheart, fly high with them angels and go have some fun with my baby boy'.

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