On 16 November 2016 at 9.15 a.m.: Grand Chamber hearing in the case Lopes de Sousa Fernandes v. Portugal (no. 56080/13)

The applicant, Maria Isabel Lopes de Sousa Fernandes, is a Portuguese national who was born in 1969 and lives in Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal). On 26 November 1997 Ms Lopes de Sousa Fernandes’ husband was admitted to the hospital of Vila Nova de Gaia (CHVNG) to undergo a nasal polypectomy (extraction of nasal polyps)….