I’ve just tweeted Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust after reading its June 2014-17 leaflet for women requesting a caesarean.
The leaflet makes it very clear that if any woman persists in her caesarean request, she will have to go to another hospital entirely.
Does this mean there is not one single obstetrician at @OUHospitals who is willing to support caesarean choice in 2017?
Despite 2011 NICE guidance and despite this 2015 Supreme Court judgment?
A patient is entitled to take into account her own values and her choices must be respected, unless she lacks capacity.” (UKSC 11)