I'm assuming that some on here will have been following the tragic case of Charlie Gard in the UK. If so, you might find the recent statement from Great Ormond Street Hospital about the role of Michio Hirano - the US professor whose experimental treatment was the family's last great hope - of interest.
If that's right, then at best, this looks like a problematic conflict of interest. At worst, it may be an further instance of a desperate family being vulnerable to exploitation. ... See MoreSee Less
The American doctor who offered to help Charlie Gard admitted he had a “financial interest” in the proposed treatment method, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has said.