No I am afraid not a lot of people do try to invoke article 8 in child hearings. However I you have a feeling that the father may have NPD then you can take the matter to court and raise an issue about parental alienation. This will likely trigger a section 7 report. Parental alienation is considered absue in the English courts and the courts take it very seriously. You can either appoint representation (which I would advise) or you can represent yourself.
In order to apply to the court, you will need to fill out and send form C100 (copy attached) with a cheque of £215 payable to HMCTS to your local family court centre. Or you can ring the court and pay over the phone (or pay in person if you go directly to the court and pay at the counter). If you are on low income/have low savings you can apply for a fee exemption here:
Once you apply the court will list a hearing where you and your ex attends. There will be a family advisor there too (from Cafcass) and if arrangements can be agreed then a consent order will be drawn up.
I hope this information has helped. You can find a local solicitor who deals with this on the law society webpage which is;
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