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New draft guidance would be just as deadly as the Liverpool Care Pathway, the Catholic Medical Association has warned (Photo: PA)

Catholic Medical Association says draft guidance ‘unquestionably replicates’ key failing of Liverpool Care Pathway

Professor Patrick Pullicino

Professor Patrick Pullicino has criticised new guidelines on end-of-life care

Professor Patrick Pullicino

Professor Patrick Pullicino has said that practices proposed by a new report might endanger the safety of patients

People at the end of life should be treated humanely (AP)

There are increasing concerns about the way the system is working

Bishop Philip Egan (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Egan expressed concerns about the Liverpool Care Pathway in December

Baroness Neuberger is chair of an inquiry into the LCP (Photo: PA)

Author of the bishops’ report says LCP is not ‘inherently unethical’ but has been ‘badly implemented’

Bishop Egan, centre (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop says he is ‘delighted’ that cash incentives for NHS Trusts taking up the LCP now seem likely to be abolished

Lord Carlile says doctors who put patients on the end-of-life pathway without their consent should be struck off (Photo: PA)

Lord Carlile says doctors who put patients on the end-of-life pathway without their consent should be struck off

Man Booker Prize

We must not dreary pessimism drive us towards acceptance of suicide

Now the Liverpool Care Pathway, it seems, is being applied to babies with severe long-term disabilities