After telling the man’s family on Monday that his situation had deteriorated, the UK hospital confirmed that patient identified as RS had since died.
A Polish deputy justice minister said on Saturday he had requested from Britain's Lord Chancellor the return to Poland of a Polish citizen in a vegetative state after a Warsaw court gave the procedure a green light on Friday.
At the request of the Warsaw Prosecutor's office, the District Court of Warsaw ruled on Friday that a Polish man in a vegetative state in the UK is legally incapacitated and approved his transportation to Poland for treatment.
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Poland's foreign minister has said he is taking action to obtain diplomatic status for a Polish man lying in a coma in a British hospital after a Polish consul was denied access to the patient.
The man, who has not been named, has been in a coma in a Plymouth hospital since November 6 after suffering a cardiac arrest. The heart attack lasted for 45 minutes and left him with what doctors have described as severe and permanent brain damage.
EXCLUSIVE: The Polish man was rushed to hospital in Plymouth, UK, in November after suffering a heart attack which left him with “severe and irreversible brain damage.” Now the UK High Court has ruled his life support be switched off, saying “it is not in his best interests for life sustaining treatment to be given.”
The baby named Amelka was delivered via caesarean section two weeks ago at the University Clinical Hospital in Wroclaw where the mother, who was unaware she had given birth, is now said to be recovering.
Money from the Justice Fund is earmarked also for saving the life and health of injured people, Polish Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said at the ceremonial launch of building work on an 'Alarm Clock Clinic' in Warsaw for waking adults from comas.
Following on from the success of her Budzik clinic where children in a coma receive treatment, care and rehabilitation, actress Ewa Błaszczyk now plans to build a similar clinic for adults in a coma.