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
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
In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles
It’s time for a few doctors to be prosecuted or struck off
Madeleine Teahan meets Baroness Hollins, the insightful psychiatrist, opponent of assisted suicide and mother of Abigail Witchalls
It’s also saying that brain-damaged and demented people just cost too much: what’s happened to medical ethics?
A professor has suggested in the BMJ that hydrating and feeding dementia patients ‘skews’ resources