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end of life care
March 14, 2021
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights pointed out the increased use of DNACPR notices in a September 2020 report, which particularly criticised their issuance for persons with learning disabilities or other similar impairment, solely or primarily on that basis.
February 02, 2017
The case will be examined by Dutch prosecutors to see if a crime has been committed
November 09, 2012
There is too much evidence that the LCP is being used by some doctors as euthanasia by the back door, and that they are wilfully failing to consult: the Health Secretary will be ignored
November 05, 2012
It was a significant contrast to the sad, hasty and solitary deaths so many people are subjected to, not least on the Liverpool Care Pathway
October 19, 2012
Department of Health says it will not launch an inquiry into the Liverpool Care Pathway despite plea from archbishop
October 19, 2012
In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles
July 19, 2012
A professor has suggested in the BMJ that hydrating and feeding dementia patients 'skews' resources
October 14, 2011
The recent scandals in the NHS highlight our society's lack of respect for old people. We should offer more help to families caring for relatives, but we also have to change our attitude towards the elderly
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